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Kiplings Barrack Room Ballards on BBC Radio 4 today at 16.30


Barrack-Room Ballads

Kenneth Cranham presents a selection of his favourites from Rudyard Kipling's 1892 collection of poems, which were inspired by the stories of enlisted soldiers he had met and drew on the rhythms and style of music hall songs.

Is one to assume you are a keen fan of Kipling aj?
Poppy said:
Is one to assume you are a keen fan of Kipling aj?
Can you tell? He's one of the great talents, more relevant today than most of the post War writers who tried to bury his reputation.
reminds me of the old joke -
q: do you like Kipling?
a: I don't know I've never kippled
Wonderful poems, badly recited by Cranham.

But wonderful, nonetheless.
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