Simon Callow in De Profundis

Theatre (storytelling)

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  • Assembly Rooms (Venue 20)
  • 12:30
  • Aug 2-12, 14-19, 21-26
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Suitability: 12+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Assembly Festival presents the Classic Spring Production
  • Warnings: Age Category: 12 and above (12+)
  • Accessibility: May not apply to all performances. Please confirm before booking. See our Accessibility page for details.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 18 months
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The tour de force Simon Callow stars in Oscar Wilde’s searing and passionately eloquent meditation on his life, and address of love and reproach to his lover Lord Alfred ‘Bosie’ Douglas. Imprisoned in Reading Gaol and forbidden from writing works of fiction, Wilde was permitted to write – though not to send – the ‘letter’ that became De Profundis. Simon has won numerous awards throughout his distinguished career, including a Tony Award, an Irish PEN Award and the French Order of Arts and Letters. ‘An illuminating, affecting evening’ **** (Telegraph). **** (Times). **** (

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