Short story: Her Big Chance by Alan Bennett, from Talking Heads. Highly Recommended.
Poem: Buddy Caesar and his Starlighters by W. S. Di Piero, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from July 2017. Recommended.
Essay: Resisting Tyranny by Jonathan Healey, listened to on the BBC’s The Essay podcast, from July 2017. Recommended.