On March 7th, 8th and 9th of 2018, following two sold-out nights in July 2017 during which audiences were treated to captivating performances from the likes of Colin Firth, Michael Palin, Noma Dumezweni, Taron Egerton, Rob Brydon, Amanda Abbington, and many others, Letters Live will be returning to London’s iconic Union Chapel to once again bring letters to life. Over the course of these three unique evenings, a diverse array of world-class performers from the stage, screen, music, art and literary worlds will take to the pulpit and breathe life into correspondence from all walks of life, taking you on an emotional and unforgettable journey through time.
Tickets go on general sale at 10am on December 15th, with a limited amount of presale tickets available for previous Ticketmaster Letters Live customers from 10am on December 14th. If you have bought tickets to previous Letters Live shows through Ticketmaster, please make sure you have opted in to receive Ticketmaster marketing emails to ensure you get their email. All tickets will cost £45, with unreserved seating throughout. Doors will open at 7pm with the performance starting at 7.45pm; each half will last an hour with an interval of 30 minutes.
Since 2013, Letters Live has moved audiences to both laughter and tears by celebrating the pain, joy and wisdom preserved in letters written throughout the ages, expertly brought to life by an ever-changing cast of some of the most acclaimed performing talent from around the world. Previous Letters Live performers have included such luminaries as…
Benedict Cumberbatch, Gillian Anderson, Taron Egerton, Brie Larson, Toby Jones, Maureen Lipman, Jude Law, Olivia Colman, Oscar Isaacs, Tom Odell, Carey Mulligan, Ian McKellen, Sophie Hunter, Colin Firth, Kylie Minogue, Russell Brand, Caitlin Moran, Peter Capaldi, Jarvis Cocker, Ian McShane, Lisa Dwan, Riz Ahmed, Jack Whitehall, Natalie Clein, Jack Dee, Bob Geldof, Shappi Khorsandi, Danny Boyle, Tom Hiddleston, Chris Evans, Matt Berry, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Benjamin Clementine, Maxine Peake, Kelvin Jones, Nick Cave, Sir Ben Kingsley, Tom Hollander, Miriam Margolyes, Mark Strong, Louise Brealey, Andrew Scott, Rob Brydon, Juliet Stevenson and many more.
Expect the unexpected, safe in the knowledge that Letters Live will make you appreciate the humble letter like never before.
The nearest tube stop is Highbury & Islington station on the Victoria line and the Overground network. It is less than five minutes from Union Chapel – just turn right out of the station and you can see the red brick tower of the Chapel. Angel station on the Northern line is a 20 minute walk away at the southern end of Upper Street.
The nearest mainline train station is Highbury & Islington, which is served by First Capital Connect, there are connections to Kings Cross, Victoria and Stratford International.
The following buses stop close to Union Chapel: 4, 19, 30, 43, 271, 277, 279, 393