To celebrate Southbank Centre’s Festival of Love, hear readings from heartbreaking love letters.
Harriet Walter and Guy Paul read the letters between Byron and Lady Caroline Lamb, Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Rilke and Marina Tsvetaeva.
Ben Lamb reads Keats and Rupert Brooke.
Susannah Fielding reads Emily Dickinson, Sylvia Plath and Pablo Neruda
Jason Hughes reads one of Dylan Thomas’s last letters to his wife Caitlin, as well as Ted Hughes, Wilfrid Owen and Russell Edson.
Steve Toussaint reads Flaubert, Faiz and Paul Laurence Dunbar
This performance of some of the most beautiful letters ever written will last seventy-five minutes.