Poems on the Underground presents ‘Yeats and Margot’ by Cicely Herbert, with Christopher Benjaminas Yeats and Victoria Ross as Margo Ruddock, directed by Trilby Harrison. Presented as part of the Yeats 150th anniversary.
Tuesday 5 May 2015, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A live performance of the radio play with Christopher Benjamin as Yeats and Trilby Harrison as Margot Ruddock, directed by Trilby Harrison.
First performed on Radio 4 and based on original letters and poems, it tells the story of the 3 year passionate and tragic love affair between the 69 year old poet and the 27 year old troubled actress.
Many of you will know Christopher Benjamin from his work at the RSC and The Globe (Falstaff in 2008) and he has also appeared in Dr Who and Danger Man.
Trilby Harrison played Miranda at the National Theatre and now direct plays at RADA.
Cicely Herbert, co-founder of Poems on the Underground, has written several performance pieces including Petticoat Lane for BBC TV, Scenes from Victorian London and La Comedie Humaine for the Nash Ensemble. Her poems are widely anthologised.
Venue: Keats Community Library Keats Grove NW3 2RR
Tickets £8 from the library inc a complimentary glass of wine
Call 0207 431 1266 or book online at eventbrite.co.uk/keats
A joint event with Keats House
Courtesy of Keats Community Library