Letters Live at WOW

8th March 2020

Part of WOW – Women of the World at London’s Southbank Centre, Letters Live made its debut on International Women’s Day 2020 in the tenth anniversary year of the festival.

Letters Live @ WOW setlist

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Sally Phillips

  • Gentlemen, I just don’t belong here

    Ursula Le Guin to Harcourt Brace Jovanovich

  • An instrument of joy

    Margaret Mead to her sister

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Adwoa Aboah

  • We are the gift

    Melissa Harris Perry to Richard Mourdock

  • Don’t let anyone define who you are

    Angelique Kidjo to girls of the world

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Rose McGowan

  • Dear Hollywood

    Rose McGowan to Hollywood

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Ncuti Gatwa

  • Dear Principal

    Stephen Callaghan to Principal

  • DO NOT be so bloody vulnerable

    Noel Coward to Marlene Dietrich

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Daisy Ridley

  • Ought women not to be abolished altogether?

    Clementine Churchill to The Times

  • You did not just attack me that night

    Ione Wells to her assaulter

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Meera Syal

  • Live a life worth living

    Julie Yip Williams to her daughters

  • Mick Jagger and I walked into Studio 54

    Bianca Jagger to Financial Times

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Amanda Abbington

  • Have a Happy Period

    Wendi Aarons to James Thatcher

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Louise Brealey

  • I’m amputating you

    Frida Kahlo to Diego Rivera

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Olivia Colman

  • Dear Sir

    Sarah-Louise Jordan to an admirer

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Jordan Stephens

  • Abortion is a terrifying thing

    Italo Calvino to Claudio Magris


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  • Burning in Birmingham