Kelvin Jones performing at Letters Live at the Freemasons' Hall in March 2016

Letters Live returns to London’s iconic Freemasons’ Hall, Oct 4th to 8th. Performers will include… Gillian Anderson, Matt Berry, Sanjeev Bhaskar, John Bishop, Louise Brealey, Edith Bowman, Jarvis Cocker, Lily Cole, Julian Clary, Jamie Cullum, Sophie Dahl, Simon Day, Omid…

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Letters Live travelled to Hay for a third year after very popular visits in 2014 and 2015 at which Benedict Cumberbatch, Louise Brealey and Jude Law headlined, and following a sold-out, highly acclaimed run at the Freemasons’ Hall in London…

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Letters Live returned to London’s iconic Freemasons’ Hall, one of the finest Art Deco buildings in Britain, for another thrilling run of shows. Performers included Benedict Cumberbatch, Caitlin Moran, Dominic West, Emiliana Torrini, Geoffrey Palmer, Gillian Anderson, Hanif Kureishi, Ian…

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In February 2016, alongside The Good Chance Theatre and Help Refugees, a unique Letters Live took place in the “Jungle” refugee camp on the outskirts of Calais. Two days before French authorities were due to demolish the camp and the…

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This memorable evening, which included the first Letters Live show to be put on outside of the UK, celebrated ten years of 826LA inspiring students to write. 826LA is all about creativity, and in that tradition, creative people – writers,…

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Letters Live presented its first season of shows in 2015 at the iconic Freemasons’ Hall, one of the finest Art Deco buildings in Britain, with Benedict Cumberbatch & Louise Brealey in starring roles. Cumberbatch and Brealey took to the stage…

The Dun Laoghaire festival, just outside of Dublin, was the setting for the first Letters Live to take place in Ireland. Introduced and compered by Shaun Usher, the audience were treated to a succession of superb readings by some brilliant…

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The first two Letters Live events to be held at the Hay Festival were spontaneous and packed affairs. When tickets for the first event went on sale and it was announced that Benedict Cumberbatch would be appearing at Hay for…

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Launching on the 10th December 2013 at the Tabernacle in London, Letters Live welcomed high profile performers on stage to share ‘correspondence deserving of a wider audience’. Readers included Gillian Anderson, Matt Berry, Nick Cave, Benedict Cumberbatch, Kerry Fox, Neil…