PAST EVENT: English PEN presents: Night of the Imprisoned Writer
15 November: English PEN presents "Night of the Imprisoned Writer"
05 Nov 11

Night of the Imprisoned Writer

Tuesday 15 November, 7.30pm (Doors at 7pm)
Venue: The Tabernacle, 34-35 Powis Square, London, W11 2AY

A unique performance evening to mark the 30th annual Day of the Imprisoned Writer, in association with ice&fire theatre company.

Hello Mr Miller, Hello Mr Pinter

Don’t miss your chance to see this special one-off performance in which the powerful words of persecuted writers from Mexico to Bahrain, from Kenya to Azerbaijan, have been woven together by award-winning playwright Sonja Linden and English PEN’s Cat Lucas. Directed by Christine Bacon and performed by Actors for Human Rights, ‘Hello…’ is both a moving celebration of PEN’s work on behalf of imprisoned and persecuted writers around the world and a concrete testament to the bravery of those writers who, often at great risk to themselves and their families, continue to speak out.

Stand Up For Writers In Prison

And because no-one speaks out quite like a comic, we’re delighted to be bringing you some of today’s finest acts to illustrate what freedom of speech is all about……

How to book

Tickets are £10 and all proceeds will go directly to English PEN’s Writers in Prison Programme.

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English PEN’s Writers in Prison Programme would like to thank Richard and Elena Bridges for their invaluable support.