Julian Sands: Three Poetry Readings at Keats-Shelley House: From the Essential Poems of John Keats and Percy Bysshe Shelley
Friday 15 June and Saturday 16 June 1018, 6.30pm
Join acclaimed and much-loved English actor Julian Sands as he returns to Keats-Shelley House and reads some of his personal favourites from Keats and Shelley in a reading to celebrate the anthology titled John Keats and Percy Bysshe Shelley: Essential Poems, published in 2016 by the Keats-Shelley House and edited by Duncan Wu, with a preface by Julian Sands himself.
After the two evening readings, a reception will follow, during which there 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 View, The Killing Fields, Impromptu, Boxing Helena, Warlock, Leaving Las Vegas, Vatel, Oceans 13, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo and others; and on TV: 24, Smallville, 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.