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Damian Reads Bedtime Stories – April 16, 2018

CBeebies Broadcast Announcement

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | April 16, 2018

Damian will be on your telly tonight, Monday, April 16, at least for the lucky fans in the UK.  He will be reading I Got a Crocodile by Nicola Killen at 6:50 p.m. on BBC’s CBeebies. Enjoy!

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Damian and Helen at Letters Live – March 8, 2018

Celebrating Women and the Written Word

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | March 8, 2018

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Today was International Womens Day and what better way to celebrate than at the Letters Live event? Letters Live is a celebration of the enduring power of literary correspondence. They organize live events where remarkable letters are read by a diverse array of outstanding performers. And today’s event was no exception, as the audience was treated to captivating readings by Damian Lewis, Helen McCrory, Kristin Scott Thomas, Benedict Cumberbatch, Gina Miller, Sophie Hunter, Amanda Abbington, Mariella Frostrup, Louise Brealey and more.  Damian was the surprise second half guest since Benedict Cumberbatch read in the first half.  One fan writes, “Helen read an incredibly moving excerpt from Lucitania.”

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Damian Reads ‘Words’ by WB Yeats – Feb 12, 2018

Rebel With a Cause: WB Yeats Read by the Stars

by BBC Arts and Books Features | February 12, 2018

Watch 10 fantastic Yeats poems performed by stars including Damian Lewis, Colin Farrell, Liam Neeson and Noel Gallagher. Listen to Bob Geldof tonight at 19:15 on to hear him discuss his documentary on W.B. Yeats.

William Butler Yeats’s writing was an integral part of the Irish Literary Revival, which had a huge influence on those who took part in the Easter Rising of 1916. With his film A Fanatic Heart: Bob Geldof on W.B. Yeats. finally coming to DVD, the Irish star discusses the poet with Front Row.

In Easter week of 1916, the course of Irish history was irrevocably changed as a result of an uprising by the Irish people against British occupation. In this programme originally broadcast on BBC Four, Geldof examines the life and work of Yeats, one of the 20th century’s greatest poets. BBC Arts was granted exclusive access to extended readings from the programme, which you can enjoy below, featuring Bill Nighy, Sting, Dominic West, Damian Lewis and Richard E. Grant.

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Categories Books Broadcast Media Readings

Damian Reads Bedtime Stories – Jan 16, 2018

CBeebies Broadcast Announcement

by Gingersnap |  damian-lewis.com | January 16, 2018

Damian will be on your telly tonight, at least for the lucky fans in the UK.  He will be reading I Got a Crocodile by Nicola Killen at 6:50 p.m. on BBC’s CBeebies.