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A unique way to discover - or rediscover -

 ‘the perfect poet for our turbulent era’.

Benjamin Zephaniah and John Webster

came together over 20 years ago to record a soundtrack

that would present Shelley in a modern format.

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The video draws on that audio and augments it

with imagery that creates a revealing backdrop to Shelley’s life.

With songs that draw on about two dozen Shelley poems,

 Benjamin’s narration, and images charting the poet's restless travels

and matchless lyrics, Shelley's life becomes more understandable

- yet still mysteriously out of reach. 




Listen to Benjamin chatting with John in

The 2022 BBC radio programme

Percy Shelley: Reformer and Radical


  Spend 40 minutes in the poet's company with

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