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May

Hay Festival: Wordsworth 250 - A Night in with the Wordsworths

A gala performing of William’s poetry and Dorothy’s journals begins our 250th anniversary celebrations with a superstar cast including Stephen Fry, Toby Jones, Benedict Cumberbatch and Vanessa Redgrave.

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Friday 22nd May, 2020 @ 6:30 pm

  • Performance/Theatre
  • Reading

Free

About the Event

A gala performing of William’s poetry and Dorothy’s journals begins our 250th anniversary celebrations with a superstar cast including Stephen Fry, Toby Jones, Benedict Cumberbatch and Vanessa Redgrave. 

A gala performing of William’s poetry and Dorothy’s journals begins our 250th anniversary celebrations with a superstar cast reading work that will include Intimations of Immortality, Daffodills, lines composed both Upon Westminster Bridge and Above Tintern Abbey, The Prelude and We Are Seven. Hosted and introduced by Shahidha Bari

The star-studded lineup includes Simon Armitage, Margaret Atwood, Benedict Cumberbatch, Monty Don, Stephen Fry, Tom Hollander, Toby Jones, Helen McCrory, Jonathan Pryce and Vanessa Redgrave.