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Words & Music Time Machine Events - 1966: Caribbean & England

Words & Music Time Machine Events - 1966: Caribbean & England

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Strange Concords: Words & Music Time Machine Events

Excerpts of Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys read by Imogen Stubbs and Alex Jennings; Ruby Philogene MBE will be singing, with black spirituals and a music sound mix from 1966.

Imogen Stubbs’ impressive theatre experience includes the RSC, Royal National Theatre, The Old Vic and various West End productions. Her films include Sense & Sensibility, Stake Out and Jack & Sarah.

Alex Jennings has worked extensively with the Royal Shakespeare Company and Royal National Theatre. A three-time Olivier Award-winner, he won for Too Clever by Half, Peer Gynt, and My Fair Lady. Film roles include The Lady in the Van, The Queen and Babel.

Ruby Philogene is a first prize winner of the Kathleen Ferrier Award and has sung at the Royal Opera London, Deutsche Oper Berlin and La Monnaie Royal Opera Brussels. Ruby's parents are from Dominica where Jean Rhys grew up and where the novel is set.

This event takes place at Quarterhouse.

Don’t miss Insight: Discussion on Jean Rhys and Charlotte Brontë, 2pm at Lympne Castle, The Street, Lympne, Hythe, CT21 4LQ ahead of the performance. Free to attend, booking essential. You may arrive from 1pm to view the castle and grounds beforehand. Book here

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