I will happily admit that one of my favourite poets is John Betjeman. Last night I was in bed watching Kenneth Williams being interviewed by Michael Parkinson. He was in the company of Maggie Smith & John Betjeman and towards the end of the excerpt they had a piece where Kenneth & Maggie read a Betjeman poem. It was beautiful! As P. says he could listen to Maggie Smith read anything but I have to say I thought Kenneth Williams was fantastic – once he’s voice is controlled it’s very moving.
So here is:
Death in Leamington