On BBC Radio 4 throughout the day today, Jeremy Irons reads (almost) all the poetry of TS Eliot. A new year's day treat. From the BBC website: "At the end of a year in which so much that had been taken for granted seemed to fragment, our guests explain why Eliot, himself a poet of fragments, can steady us for a journey into the unknown, and for transformation ... There may be no better preparation for the coming year." [more inside]
The Lovesong of Admiral Piett Let us go then, you and I, When the star destroyers are spread out across the sky Like a smuggler frozen, cased in carbonite.