Julian Sands's Poetry Reading and reception with the actor

7 Sep from 19:00 to 20:30


Celebrated English actor Julian Sands will be back at the Keats-Shelley House to read from the poetry of Keats, Shelley, and Byron. The event will celebrate the anthology John Keats and Percy Bysshe Shelley: Essential Poems and the books ‘Love is my Religion’: Keats on Love and ‘She Walks in Beauty’: the Best of Byron, all published by the Keats-Shelley Memorial Association, edited by Duncan Wu and with contributions by Sands himself, among others.

After the reading, a reception will follow in which will be the chance to meet and greet the actor, and have books signed by him.

Julian Sands is an English actor who has worked all over the world in Film, TV, Theatre, and Radio. Best known for appearances in films such as:  A Room With A ViewThe Killing FieldsImpromptuBoxing HelenaWarlockLeaving Las Vegas,  VatelOceans 13The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo and others; and on TV:  24Smallville, and  Gotham.  

He first visited the Keats-Shelley House in the late 1970s and played Shelley in Ken Russell’s film Gothic. He has toured Europe and America with a theatre production based on the poetry of Nobel Laureate Harold Pinter.  

He lists mountaineering as one of his passions and always takes an anthology of poems on his expeditions.

Julian Sands 2018





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