Sunday 18 July 2021
Gates 6.15pm | Performance 7.45pm
A line-up of celebrated actors † join author Allie Esiri to bring to life her best-selling anthology Shakespeare for Every Day of the Year, in what promises to be a remarkable evening, perfect for friends and family.
Who was William Shakespeare? Why does he still speak to us today? How come he speaks about Climate Change? Did he really leave his wife his second-best bed? All this and more will be revealed as we journey through the life and work of our greatest writer,
† Artists to be confirmed in due course.
* ticket price includes a £1.80 per ticket booking fee. No booking fee when booked in person at the box office.
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Daily Telegraph on A Poem for Every Day of the Year at the National Theatre.
"Esiri’s happy band proves poetry is alive and kicking…Auden once wrote poetry makes nothing happen. Esiri seems determined to prove this wrong.”
Hay Festival Audience Member
"Shakespeare for Every Day of the Year is uplifting, hilarious and heart-breaking. Never seen such poignant performances before."
Bridge TheatreAudience member, Women Poets Through the Ages.
"Probably the most inspiring and magical evening of my life."
"It makes Shakespeare so personal."