John Betjeman reads some of his best known poems and talks about each one. We also have a preview of an extremely rare recording of Philip Larkin reading some of his own poems, soon to be released on Trunk Records, plus Arthur Lipsett and one pf Rudyard Kipling’s Just So Stories read by the voice of Paddington Bear – Michael Hordern.
Originally broadcast on 19th October 2010
Voice On Record is produced and presented by Sean Williams. Each episode features a selection of recordings of the human voice which have been preserved on vinyl. Historic events stand alongside esoteric guides to better bowling. Arid studio recordings are juxtaposed with location recordings rich with fascinating incidental sounds.