The Josephine Hart Poetry Hour: Oscar Wilde

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Abbey Theatre, Sunday 8th September

Great Poetry Read by Great Actors. A rare opportunity to see author Merlin Holland – Oscar Wilde's only grandson – speak about his grandfather and read Josephine Hart's introduction to Wilde's universally acclaimed and moving masterpiece The Ballad of Reading Gaol. Celebrated actor Simon Callow (best known for Four Weddings & a Funeral, Shakespeare in Love and A Room with a View) will read The Ballad.

Following the success of WB Yeats and WH Auden Poetry Hours, The Josephine Hart Poetry Foundation is delighted to return to the Abbey Stage to celebrate the genius of Wilde. Produced and Directed by Shevaun Wilder for The Josephine Hart Poetry Foundation.

Sunday 8th September
5.00pm - 6.30pm
€13 - €25
Abbey Theatre, Abbey Street Lower, North City, Dublin 1, Ireland

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