With Great Pleasure

12 January 2017
  • 19:30

With Great Pleasure

Thursday 12 January, 7:30pm

Broadcaster, critic and Burgh House interviewer Piers Plowright introduces his choice of prose and poetry, read by actors and Hampstead residents Tim Pigott-Smith (fresh from his triumph in London and on Broadway as ‘Charles III') and Pamela Miles. The programme will include poems by Thomas Hardy, Elizabeth Bishop, Stevie Smith and R.S. Thomas, as well as dramatic extracts from Shakespeare's Macbeth, Pinter's The Birthday Party, and Chekhov's Uncle Vanya.