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A Hundred Thousand Stages: The WB Yeats Anniversary Lecture

June 20, 2015 @ 2:00 pm

Sat 20 Jun, 2 pm, A Hundred Thousand Stages: The WB Yeats Anniversary Lecture

with C.L. Dallat and Anne-Marie Fyfe
Bedford Park Festival

Though Hamlet rambles and Lear rages
And all the drop-scenes drop at once
Upon a hundred thousand stages
(Lapis Lazuli: W.B. Yeats)

From Bedford Park picnics & pageants, via Chiswick amateur dramatics, to a dramatic revival & a theatrical revolution…

Poets Cahal Dallat & Anne-Marie-Fyfe (through talk, & excerpts from Yeats’ letters & writings) tell how Bedford Park neighbours were to inspire the poet and dramatist to develop the stagecraft that revolutionised contemporary theatre.

Venue: The Studio, 2a Blenheim Road, Chiswick, London W4 1UA

Further information is available at The Bedford Park Festival

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Date:
June 20, 2015
Time:
2:00 pm
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