The Directors' Cut!
Only a limited number of tickets are now available for sale for an overflow space with screen and sound link-up at the discounted rate of £10.00. Please contact (01789) 201844 for reservations.
04 August 2013
Vanessa Redgrave and Simon Russell Beale
Readers: Simon Russell Beale and Vanessa Redgrave.
The unmissable 'grande finale' evening throws a hat into the air for our diamond year. Readings will be given from the works of poets who have appeared in the festival, including Day Lewis, Macneice, Cornford, Betjeman, Auden, Smith (Stevie), Causley, Raine (Kathleen), Barker, Hughes, Jennings, Thomas (RS), Fanthorpe, Heaney, Dunmore, Harrison, Clarke (Gillian) and Motion.
The selection has been compiled by Roger Pringle, who directed the festival for 35 years. He will also speak about some of these poets and other people involved in creating the event's reputation, and Paul Edmondson will complete its more recent history.
Venue: Queen Elizabeth Hall, The Shakespeare Centre, Henley Street, 7.30pm
Tickets: Only a limited number of tickets are now available for sale for an overflow space with screen and sound link-up at the discounted rate of £10.00. Please contact (01789) 201844 for reservations.
Concessions: 10% discounts for Friends of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. £2.00 off full ticket price for under 18s, students and registered unemployed (proof of eligibility required on the door). Half price student tickets are available on the door prior to the performance.