How To Build A Girl by Caitlin Moran

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Many thanks to Caitlin Moran for allowing up to record this extract from her truly wonderful book ‘How To Build A Girl’.  This book is written in the first person and explores 14 year old Johanna Morrigan’s life growing up in a large chaotic working class family in Wolverhampton.  Johanna and her hormones escape through her love of literature, music and …

Prayer Before Birth by Louis MacNeice

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photo © Demi Hopkins Photography 2016  WEB << here >>   Hope you enjoy this recording of ‘Prayer Before Birth by Louis MacNeice ‘ which was performed by my student Estée Spencer as part of her LAMDA Grade 8 Verse & Prose exam (Gold Medal). You will also find a transcript of the poem below. It’s an extraordinary poem – the words of …

Sonnet 18, by William Shakespeare

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  Hope you enjoy this audio recording of ‘Sonnet 18 by William Shakespeare ‘ – performed by my student Estée Spencer as part of her LAMDA Grade 8 Verse & Prose exam (Gold Medal). You will also find a copy of the sonnet below.   Some interesting links below along with a note of Estée’s other choices.  If you have time add …