Harriet Walter and Tuppence Middleton are just two of the stars joining us to read the letters left unsent by history’s greatest figures – from delicious tirades to tender words of love.

Fans of Letters of Note or Written in History should not miss this utterly unique and illuminating occasion as we bring history – and the history that was – to life.

In this mesmerising evening, special guest actors will join editor Caroline Atkins to read history’s most revealing, powerful and thought-provoking letters left unsent — from Beethoven to Van Gogh, Virginia Woolf to Iris Murdoch, George III to JFK. Some were written out of an alcoholic haze, others bashed out by writers too hot-tempered to check either the sense or the spelling. Many provoked trouble or revealed too much. One may have started a nuclear war.

Join us for a rich pageantry of human drama, brought to life by the stars of stage and screen.





The Tabernacle

35 Powis Square, off Portobello Road
London W11 2AY
United Kingdom

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Tube: Westbourne Park, Notting Hill Gate Bus: 7, 28, 31, 70, 328