From the biggest selling poetry album of all time 

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In Spring 2020 the best-selling poetry album of all time, Words For You is taking to the stage. In a special touring show featuring two incredibly talented actors accompanied by an ensemble of musicians.

 

Now celebrating its 10th anniversary Words For You is a stunning album of the most famous poems, read by the best-known voices in British acting, set to some of the most captivating classical music ever written. It sold more than 200,000 in the UK alone.

 

The audience will be immersed in a landscape of words and music, from William Shakespeare’s ‘Sonnet 18’ and Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 8, to the heart breaking WH Auden’s ‘Stop All The Clocks’ with Mahler’s Symphony No. 1– blending two of the highest forms of creative expression this will be a powerfully rich and emotionally uplifting evening of entertainment.

 

“Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.” CARL SANDBERG 

Peter Egan

Alison Steadman

Dervla Kirwan

Geoffrey Palmer

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