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Word Week – March 2019

Fri 1 March 2019 - Sat 9 March 2019 at The Sydenham Centre
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    Celebrating the written and spoken word, Spontaneous Productions Theatre Company and Kirkdale Bookshop join forces, with a wide variety of events and activities for all ages. Advance booking for the Jonathan Coe play reading on Sat 9 March is highly recommended.

    BELL, ANTROBUS & FRIENDS


    An evening of poetry headlined by Jo Bell (as seen in the Nationwide TV ads) plus support from Raymond Antrobus, Gale Burns and Connor Byrne.


    Photo credits: Ian Macaulay

    CLAIRE ADAM: GOLDEN CHILD

    POETRY WORKSHOPS


    THE MAGNIFICENT DEATH OF HENRY FIELDING


    World premiere! A rehearsed reading of The Magnificent Death of Henry Fielding by Jonathan Coe. Advance booking highly recommended!

    Best-selling novelist Jonathan Coe (“What a Carve Up!”, “The Rotters Club”, “Number 11”) turns his hand to drama, with this highly entertaining exploration of the last few days in the life of the author of Tom Jones.

    Featuring Robert Bathurst (from ITV’s ‘Cold Feet’) and Annabelle Dowler (Kirsty in Radio 4’s ‘The Archers’).


    Photo credits: Mark Drinkwater

    It’s the summer of 1754 and the renowned author of Tom Jones is travelling by ship to Portugal in the hope that a warmer climate will cure his terrible afflictions. But with his troubles only just beginning, will he even reach his destination alive?

    Produced and directed by Jonathan Kaufman
    Cast includes: Annie Aldington, Robert Bathurst, Annabelle Dowler, Deborah Garvey, William Hastings, Chris Lucas, Hjalmar Nordén and Sarah Whitehouse

    ‘SEARCH THE SHELVES’ A KIRKDALE BOOKSHOP QUIZ

    Come and take part in a lively quiz in the bookshop – wander round the shelves to solve clues set by our staff, to win a prize. Teams of 2- 4, please.

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