Margaret Atwood Live
The momentous literary event will be celebrated with an exclusive cinema broadcast filmed live. The intimate evening will be a celebration of Atwood’s work. A number of remarkable actors (to be announced) will read from The Testaments, allowing audiences to be the first to discover the new book. Exclusive documentary content with rare archive will open a window on to Atwood’s rich and varied career. The Handmaid’s Tale has come to represent a powerful symbol against misogyny and oppression and the evening will reflect on the real-world events that inspired the original story and the alarming political climate which has, in part, inspired this sequel. An evening of conversation and performance filmed live from the stage of the National Theatre, with privileged access to this iconic author.
‘Dear Readers: Everything you've ever asked me about Gilead and its inner workings is the inspiration for this book. Well, almost everything! The other inspiration is the world we've been living in.’
With exclusive readings from the new book by special guests, this will be an unmissable and intimate event with Atwood, spotlighting her signature insight, humour and intellect.
THE TESTAMENTS will be published by Vintage and Penguin on 10 September.
Deluxe: In-Cinema dining session.
Event: Special event screening, complimentary & discount tickets do not apply
CC & AD: Closed captions or audio description available for individual use for this session, captions DO NOT appear on-screen.
Session times for the new cinema week, commencing each Thursday, will be released the Tuesday afternoon prior
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