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WordTheatre returned to the Latitude Festival with three days of dynamite performances in the Literary Arena featuring:

Love: American Style on Thursday Evening

  • John Schwab (The Complete Works of William Shakespeare) performed “My Date with the Neanderthal Woman” by David Galef
  • Nicole Ansari (Tom Stoppard’s Rock ‘n’ Roll) performed “True Love” by Don Shea
  • Graham Hamilton (Hamlet at the Folger in Washington, DC) performed “The Bank Robbery” by Steve Schutzman
  • Brian Cox (The Bourne Identity) performed “Absolutely Perfect” by John Edgar Wideman
  • Belinda Stewart-Wilson (The Inbetweeners, Primeval) performed “When Writing Is An Emergency” by Mary Otis
  • Ben Miller (Armstrong and Miller) performed “Here We Aren’t So Quickly” by Jonathan Safran Foer

Sex on Friday Evening

  • Brian Cox performed “The Human Table” by Marvin Cohen
  • Graham Hamilton performed “Awake” by Tobias Wolff
  • Belinda Stewart-Wilson performed “Not the Plaster Casters” by Janice Eidus
  • John Schwab performed “The Face” by David St. John
  • David Soul (the original Starsky and Hutch) performed “The Moor” by Russell Banks

All the Rest on Saturday morning

  • An ensemble cast performed “Voices of Love” by Paul Theroux
  • Amber Tamblyn (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants) performed “St. George and the Dragon” by Sara Lenzen
  • David Morrissey (The Other Boleyn Girl) performed “Crazy Glue” by Etgar Keret

And there were also two incredible presentations in the Poetry Arena:

  • Amber Tamblyn performed from her book of poetry ‘Bang, Ditto’
  • David Soul performed the works of Pablo Neruda accompanied by classical guitarist Hugh Burns

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

WordTheatre stormed the Literary Arena on Thursday night 9-10pm; Friday night 9-10pm and Saturday morning 11am-12pm.

In the Poetry Arena, Amber Tamblyn took the stage with her book ‘Bang, Ditto’ on Friday 6:40-7pm and David Soul performed Pablo Neruda with guitarist Hugh Burns on Saturday 6:40-7:10pm.