Shakespeare for Every Day of the Year
by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | September 16, 2019
We are delighted to announce that Damian and Helen will be joining Allie Esiri’s new compilation Shakespeare for Every Day of the Year‘s recorded audio book.
At this time, we are unsure if the couple will make an appearance to perform any live readings at upcoming events, but we will keep you informed as information is made available.
Two possible events remain this year: October 12 at Cheltenham Literature Festival and November 11 at National Theatre, London. For more information and tickets about Cheltenham, click here and for National Theatre, click here.
About the event: For the fourth year running, and following the success of A Poem for Every Night of the Year, A Poem for Every Day of the Year and Women Poets Through the Ages, Allie Esiri is back with a show based on her latest anthology; Shakespeare for Every Day of the Year.
It is a journey through a calendar year, highlighting key moments and dates with a sonnet, speech or scene taken from across all of Shakespeare’s works.
According to Pan Macmillan Publishers website, Shakespeare for Every Day of the Year will be published on September 19, 2019, along with an audio book. Fans can purchase the audio book to hear the couple recite one of Shakespeare’s works!
Here is Damian reading an extract from Macbeth:
Today we're celebrating the audiobook of Shakespeare for Every Day of the year with this dazzling extract from Macbeth, read by the brilliant @lewis_damian and with introduction by @AllieEsiri.
Available in hardback and audiobook this Thursday!https://t.co/A8ckBNdd6i pic.twitter.com/zUciHYcrIJ
— Macmillan Children's (@MacmillanKidsUK) September 18, 2019
Here is Damian reading an extract from St. Crispins Day:
This a treat: Damian Lewis, an absolutely brilliant Henry V for #StCrispinsDay
Recorded for the audiobook#shakespeareforeverydayoftheyear #October25 #shakespeare
— Allie Esiri (@AllieEsiri) October 25, 2019
NEWS! SHAKESPEARE FOR EVERY DAY OF THE YEAR will be led by Simon Russell Beale, Helen McCrory, Damian Lewis,
Jade Anouka, Pappa Essiedu and Hattie Morahan
(in no particular order!) https://t.co/NxGtdtCPcb pic.twitter.com/0GGhrROpYl
— Allie Esiri (@AllieEsiri) September 16, 2019
Here is Damian and Helen reading an extract from Much Ado About Nothing.
"Do you not love me?"
27th November in Shakespeare for Every Day of the Year by @AllieEsiri is all about marriage, love and comedies – take a listen to this lovely extract with Helen McCrory and Damian Lewis.
Available in hardback and audiobook here: https://t.co/vMpHDesITU pic.twitter.com/agx8G1uSKN
— Pan Macmillan (@panmacmillan) November 27, 2019