Cooked Up Sponsored by EFG

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WordTheatre in association with EFG returned to the Arts Club to served up an extraordinary line-up of actors and authors, bringing to life tasty selections of food fiction from around the world.


Brenda Strong (Dallas; Desperate Housewives) read “Paris Match” by Ann Patchett.

Gethin Anthony (Game of Thrones, Aquarius) read “The Zagat History of My Last Relationship” by Noah Baumbach.

Hannah Waddingham (Game of Thrones, Spamalot‘s Lady of the Lake) read “But The One On The Right” by Dorothy Parker.

Jing Lusi (Holby City, Jack Falls) read “Orange Crush” by Yiyun Li.

John Farmanesh-Bocca (I Did Not Forget You, Innocent) read “The Sixth Sense” by Gary Shteyngart.

John Schwab (Zero Dark Thirty, Yellow Face – The Park Theatre) read “The Gold Lunch” by Ron Carlson.

MyAnna Buring (Ripper StreetDownton Abbey) read “Pippy Spits Across Fox Street” by Vanessa Gebbie.

Rhashan Stone (Twelve Years A Slave BBC 4, The Smoke) read “The Absolutely No-Anything Diet” by George Saunders.


Directed by Cedering Fox. Produced by Kirsty Peart and Cedering Fox.

EFG is a keen supporter of the written word. In addition to its close association with The Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award, it has supported a number of literary festivals, including Charleston, Althorp and Small Wonder, and has worked with WordTheatre for several years.