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Happen to come upon *The Waste Land* read by Jeremy Irons and Eileen Atkins.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sYROFY_Kh8M

Amazing.

CR

On Sat, Mar 31, 2018 at 6:35 PM Chanan Mittal <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> The Poems of TS Eliot read by Jeremy Irons - a Faber & Faber CD
>
> Originally broadcast on BBC Radio 4, Jeremy Irons’ perceptive reading
> illuminates the poetry of T. S. Eliot in all its complexity. Major poems
> range from ‘The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock’, through the post-war
> desolation of The Waste Land and the spiritual struggle of
> ‘Ash-Wednesday’, to the enduring charm of Old Possum’s Book of Practical
> Cats.  The Spectator praised Jeremy Irons’ interpretation as ‘so
> accessible, reading Eliot as if finding his words for the first time,
> grappling with them, relishing them, using them to express feelings that we
> all share as we struggle to accept, to recognise or relinquish’. Dame
> Eileen Atkins also features alongside Jeremy Irons in the reading of The
> Waste Land.
>
> http://www.ironsreadseliot.co.uk/
>
> An exclusive clip here of PRUFROCK’s opening passage.
>
> CR
>
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