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John Masefield (1878–1967)

John Masefield was a poet, known for his poems of the sea (as a young man, he was apprenticed aboard a sailing ship) and his narrative poems, although he also wrote a number of novels. He became Poet Laureate in 1930. See full bio »

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Good Friday
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The Box of Delights
Chapter and Verse


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  The Box of Delights (TV Series) (book - 5 episodes, 1984) (novel - 1 episode, 1984)
- Leave Us Not Little, Nor Yet Dark (1984) ... (book)
- Beware of Yesterday (1984) ... (book)
- The Spider in the Web (1984) ... (book)
- In Darkest Cellars Underneath (1984) ... (book)
 1950 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Tragedy of Pompey the Great (1950) ... (writer)
 1948 Good Friday (TV Movie) (play "Good Friday: A Play in Verse")
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 1936 Chapter and Verse (Short)

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Poet laureate of England, 1930 until his death in 1967.

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