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First Headline Event Confirmed!
Andrew Motion and ‘Rupert Brooke’
Bridlington Spa Theatre
Thursday 12 June 2014, 7.30pm
An extraordinary evening of poetry and performance marking the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. Former Poet Laureate, Andrew Motion will read a selection of poetry from his anthology, First World War Poems(Faber) and from his own collections of poetry, many of which have included works about his own preoccupation with the Great War. The evening’s other half is a performance of the one-man show Rupert Brooke by Useful Donkey Theatre Company. Mark Payton’s inspired play, is the story of the Brooke beyond the myth of a young, beautiful, fallen warrior. It is the story of a far more complex and radical man. “An excellent one-man show... we were enraptured." (The Spectator)
If I should die, think only this of me:
That there’s some corner of a foreign field
That is forever England
Tickets on sale now!
£12.50 / £10.00 (conc./children) /£40 family (2 adults & 2 children under 16)
School groups £5.00 per student; one teacher free with every 10 student tickets purchased
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