Poetry Cafe 112: Clive James

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Clive James, 1939 -2019: Journalist, broadcaster, author … and POET!

(A Tribute to … )

Texts read and music played:

  1. Clive James: My Father before Me
  2. Edith Piaf: La Vie en Rose
  3. Clive James: Edith Piaf
  4. Edith Piaf: L’Hymne a l’Amour
  5. Clive James, on ‘Fawlty Towers’ (The Observer, Oct 5 1975)
  6. ‘Fawlty Towers’: ‘Communication Problems’ (BBC tv)
  7. Clive James, on the Winter Olympics, Innsbruck (The Observer, Feb 23 1976)
  8. Clive James, on ‘Vienna: The Mask of Gold’ (BBC tv) (The Observer, May 8 1977)
  9. Kate Bush: Wuthering Heights
  10. Jacques Offenbach: Hoffmanns Erzaehlungen (Barcarole)
  11. Clive James, on Rod Stewart (The Observer, May 21 1981)
  12. Rod Stewart: Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?
  13. Clive James, from ‘Unreliable Memoirs’ (1980)
  14. Clive James: Holding Court, Event Horizon, and Japanese Maple (all 3 Poems from Sentenced to Life, 2015)
  15. Clive James: Anchorage International and The Rest is Silence or Stroking Her Feet to Opus 131 (from Injury Time, 2017)
  16. Beethoven: String Quartet, op. 131 (1st & last movements)

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