Theatre News: Glenda Jackson will portray Stevie Smith in Dead Poets Live at Print Room at the Coronet

Print Room at the Coronet have announced their Autumn/Winter season and it includes the return of the sell-out Dead Poets Live series.

Former MP, Glenda Jackson recently returned to the stage in King Lear at the Old Vic

The first of these events will feature Glenda Jackson reading the role of North London poet Stevie Smith (1902-71), having portrayed her on-screen in the 1978 film ‘Stevie’.

Jackson recently returned to the stage for the first time in over 25 years to play King Lear at the Old Vic.

All proceeds from the evening will go to refugee charity Safe Passage. An additional two Dead Poets Live events are programmed, with full details to follow.

Other highlights from the schedule include the Coronet Winter Festival and the transfer from Theatre Royal Bath of Trouble in Mind, directed by Laurence Boswell.

Further details can be found on the website 

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