Past event

Love Letters Live, 2020

Date:
14 February 2020

To celebrate the manifold manifestations of love in all its glorious guises, Letters Live’s debut event of 2020 was held on Valentine’s Day at Shoreditch Town Hall, London.

Programme

Saturday, 14th March 2020

 

Matt Berry

 
To my ever-loving wife

Don to his wife

 
I love you Jac

Bob Monkhouse to Jackie Monkhouse

 
 

Sabrina Mahfouz

 

I’m amputating you

Frida Kahlo to Diego Rivera

 

You will never be far away

Marina Tsvetaeva to Rainer Rilke

 

I weep and weep and weep

Nadezhda Mandelstam to Osip Mandelstam

 
 

Joanna Lumley

 
She is the size of a very small budgerigar

Jennifer Saunders to Joanna Lumley

 
I see no beauty in lopsided true love

Elizabeth Smart to George Barker

 
A squeal of pain

Vita Sackville-West to Virginia Woolf

 
 

Danny Boyle

 
Yours in distress, Alan

Alan Turing to Norman Routledge

 
How did you get invented?

Archbishop of Canterbury to Lulu (not that Lulu)

 
 

Alex Lawther

 

I want to crawl up inside you

Patrick to Jessica

 
I’m terribly in love with you

James Schuyler to John Button

 
 

Juliet Stevenson

 

We formed only one being

Maud Gonne to Yeats

 
I feel happy tonight

Anne Lindbergh to Charles Lindbergh

 

Enough is enough

Marguerite Louise D’Orleans to Cosimo III De Medici

 
 

Annabelle Wallis

 

Dear Sir

Sarah-Louise Jordan to An admirer

 

Even my bones seem to cry for you

Georgia O’Keefe to Alfred Stieglitz

 
 

Jason Isaacs

 

A lousy proposition

Evelyn Waugh to Laura Herbert

 

I have had my eye on you

Simon Fallowfield to Mary Foster

 

Don’t expect me to be sane anymore

Henry Miller to Anaïs Nin

 
 

Hassan Akkad

 

This life is mortal, but our good deeds are not

Papa Akkad to Hassan Akkad

 
 

Crystal Clarke

 

Sex does not thrive on monotony

Anaïs Nin to The Collector

 

Look for me in the sunsets

Emmie to Sumner

 
 

Alex Lawther and Crystal Clarke

 

My Dear Bessie

Chris Barker to Bessie Moore

 
 

Juliet Stevenson and Joanna Lumley

 

What should I do?

Frustrated to Abby

 
 

 

 

Music

 

Tom Odell

Love Letter
Streets of Heaven
Grow Old With Me

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