Lyrical Ballads
William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Narrated By: , Mark Meadows

Duration: 40 minutes

What to expect

A selection of poems from Wordsworth and Coleridge's 1798 collaboration, which marked the beginning of the English Romantic poetry movement. In Episode One, we hear Coleridge's 'Lewti' and Wordsworth's 'The Thorn', while in Episode Two the verses showcased are Coleridge's 'The Nightingale' and Wordsworth's 'Lucy' poems. In the final episode, we hear Wordsworth's 'Lines Written A Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey' and Coleridge's pseudo-medieval ballad, 'Love'. The readers are Julius D'Silva, Mark Meadows and Peter Gruffyd. Adapted and produced by Emma Harding.


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