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Live Stream: The History of Mary Prince (extract)

Our Head of Learning & Quality, Clare Ellis, reads an extract from The History of Mary Prince. Published in 1831,…

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Live Stream: The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster

The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete, by John Forster from CHAPTER II. HARD EXPERIENCES IN BOYHOOD. Read the…

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Live Stream: A Summer Night by Matthew Arnold

  A Summer Night In the deserted, moon-blanched street, How lonely rings the echo of my feet! Those windows, which…

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Live Stream: The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave by Frederick Douglass

  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave By Frederick Douglass Chapter One I was born…

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Live Stream: Beauty by Edward Thomas

Beauty What does it mean? Tired, angry, and ill at ease, No man, woman, or child alive could please Me…

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Live Stream: To Madame Curie by Alice Moore Dunbar-Nelson

To Madame Curie Oft have I thrilled at deeds of high emprise, And yearned to venture into realms unknown, Thrice…

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Live Stream: A Creole from Louisiana by George Marion McClellan

Lisa Spurgin reads an extract from A Creole from Louisiana by George Marion McClellan which you can find in the…

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Live Stream: David Swan by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Clare Ellis reads from the latest Bread and Roses anthology which you can download here.

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Live Stream: If I could think how these my thoughts to leave by Sir Philip Sidney

  XXI. If I could think how these my thoughts to leave IF I could think how these my thoughts…

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Live Stream: The Voice by Thomas Hardy

The Voice Woman much missed, how you call to me, call to me, Saying that now you are not as…

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Live stream: The Tree of My Life by Edward Rowland Sill

Today we're reading The Tree of My Life by Edward Rowland Sill. The Tree of My Life When I was…

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Live Stream: Under the Waterfall by Thomas Hardy

'Whenever I plunge my arm, like this, In a basin of water, I never miss The sweet sharp sense of…

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