With Juliet Stevenson, Abigail Thaw and Francesca Annis.
An evening of poetry by women – independent, subversive, challenging, sceptical – who eschew delicacy, modesty and submissive femininity and embrace gut truths.
Not afraid of pain and prepared to express rage when necessary, these poets, including Sappho, Anne Bradstreet, Dorothy Wordsworth, Carol Ann Duffy, Margaret Atwood, Denise Levertov, Sharon Olds, Sylvia Plath, Anna Akhmatova, Imtiaz Dharker, Liz Lochhead and many more, look at love and loss, birth and death, war and suffering, pain and pleasure, without blinking.
Introduced by Ursula Owen and Mark Fisher
Sponsor Alison and Nigel Falls