Poems on the Underground presents WAR POEMS: the dead returning lightly dance A programme of poetry and music commemorating the First World War and the wars that followed, with guest poet Imtiaz Dharker and Apollo Chamber Players, conducted by David Chernaik, present WAR POEMS: the dead returning lightly dance by the composer Evelyn Ficarra, for chamber ensemble with recorded […]
Poems on the Underground presents ‘The Pity of War’, with guest poet Michael Rosen, Apollo Chamber Players, and conductor David Chernaik. The premier of War Poems by the composer Evelyn Ficarra, for chamber ensemble and recorded sounds, including lines by Wilfred Owen, Sassoon, and other war poets. The programme opens with a Bach Prelude and ends with Strauss’s […]
Poets and poetry lovers gathered this morning in the disused Aldwych London Underground station to celebrate 30 years of Poems on the Underground and enjoy readings from poets including Imtiaz Dharker, Moniza Alvi and David Constantine. Since 1986, poems have been displayed on underground trains throughout the capital, bringing poetry to an audience of millions […]
Poems on the Underground presents ‘Yeats and Margot’ by Cicely Herbert, with Christopher Benjamin as Yeats and Victoria Ross as Margo Ruddock, directed by Trilby Harrison. Presented as part of the Yeats 150th anniversary.
Poems on the Underground presents ‘Words for Music Perhaps’, celebrating Yeats2015 and Shakespeare’s birthday, with Shaun Traynor, Imtiaz Dharker, George Szirtes and violinist Louise Jones.