Max Porter’s debut Grief Is the Thing with Feathers marked the arrival of a thrilling new talent.
Written with disarming tenderness, mordant wit and dazzling virtuosity, the novel received numerous awards including the International Dylan Thomas Prize, the Sunday Times/Peters, Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year and the Europese Literatuurprijs.
Kenneth Cranham is a film, television, radio and stage actor, best known for his work in Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool, Valkyrie and Layer Cake. Cranham won the Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Play for his role as Andre in Florian Zeller's The Father.
Stephen Mangan is a stage, film and television actor, best known for his roles in BAFTA-winning sitcom Green Wing and Dirk Gently. His recent credits include comedy series Episodes and Abi Morgan’s BBC1/AMC drama The Split. Mangan was nominated for a Tony Award for his role in The Norman Conquests at The Old Vic.
Lydia Wilson is a RADA-trained stage and screen actor, recently appearing as the lead role of BBC/Netflix’s Requiem and UKTV's Flack opposite Anna Paquin. She also stars in upcoming feature Moon Shine Still and Sir Kenneth Branagh's All Is True.
The duo project of Mark Waters and Kate Gathercole, Alula Down is an experiment in folk song and minimalism, using voice and instruments made of wood and reeds. Alula Down's latest release, Homespun (November 2018), is described by fRoots as 'as gorgeous a slice of gently euphoric pastoral psychedelia as has been heard in many's the long year'.
For ages 16+
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