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WordTheatre® captivated audiences in the Literary Arena for the fifth year with an international cast giving voice to great writing in three scintillating programs: ‘Obsession’, ‘Intruders in the Night’ and ‘Girls. Boys. Beer.’

Thursday, July 12th: Obsession


  • Alastair Mackenzie (Monarch of the Glen) read “Dinner of the Dead Alumni” by Adam Marek
  • Gethin Anthony (Game of Thrones) and Diana Vickers (The Rise and Fall of Little Voice on the West End) read “Underneath” by Erinna Mettler
  • Lucy Cohu (The Awakening) read “Quiet Please” by Aimee Bender
  • John Schwab (The Leisure Society at Trafalgar Studios) read Miss Biggy Itty-Bit by Jan Munroe

Friday, July 13th: Intruders of Sleepless Nights


  • Damien Molony (Being Human) read “First Person Shooter” by Charles Yu
  • Jane Zingale (Tell Me at the Tate Modern) read “My Burglar” by Carys Bray
  • Gethin Anthony, Alastair Mackenzie, and Lucy Cohu read “Intruders of Sleepless Nights” by Pamela Painter
  • Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Mr. Eko on Lost) read “Blood” by Roddy Doyle

Saturday, July 14th: Girls. Boys. Beer


  • Naomi Sheldon read “Breakage” by Dylan Landis
  • Alastair Mackenzie read “Crazy Glue” by Etgar Keret
  • Tom Greaves, Okezie Morro, Amanda Maple-Brown (Nowhere to Land), Gethin Anthony, Damien Molony, Ben Forster (Miranda), Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Alastair Mackenzie read “Beer Trip to Llandudno” by Kevin Barry
  • WordTheatre Artistic Director, Cedering Fox, read “The Book” by Ben Loory

Produced & Directed by Cedering Fox. Performances took place in the Literary Arena on July 12 (23:15-0:45), July 13 (20:00-21:00) and July 14 (11:00-12:00). The Latitude Festival takes place at Henham Park, Southwold, Suffolk.