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Performance, Sun 29 Oct 2017

A Meeting Of Minds

A Meeting Of Minds


Canterbury Festival Box Office

01227 787787


The Borough,

Events at this Venue


With Martin Wimbush.

Actor Martin Wimbush’s one-man celebration of two of our greatest poets, Philip Larkin and John Betjeman, with essays by Alan Bennett, is a masterful and moving performance.

Part play, part soliloquy, the inspiration came from Alan Bennett’s book, Six Poets from Hardy to Larkin: ‘The more I read the poems that Bennett was describing,’ says Martin, ‘the more I felt I wanted to perform them.’

Known for parts in The Iron Lady and Upstairs, Downstairs, Martin describes performing in a one-man show as walking a tightrope: ‘Hearing an audience listening to every word is one of the great joys of being an actor.’

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 29 Oct 2017 19:30
Approx. duration: 1 hour 40 minutes.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the layout of this building, no late admittance is permitted once the show has started.


Tickets £16.25

All ticket prices include a Marlowe per-ticket booking fee of £1.25.


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