Platform Presents Poetry Gala 2020


Platform Presents Poetry Gala

An evening of world famous poetry read by stars of the stage and screen directed by Gemma Arterton (Quantum of Solace, Tamara Drewe and St Trinian’s).

This year, Platform Presents have assembled a terrific company:

Alice Eve (Star Trek Into Darkness, Sex and The City 2, Men in Black 3)
Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Year’s A Slave- BAFTA Award for Best Actor)
Denise Gough (Angels in America, People Places and Things - Olivier Award for Best Actress)
Dianna Agron (Heroes, Glee)
Freddie Fox (Worried About The Boy)
Gala Gordon (The Crown)
Harry Treadaway (Penny Dreadful, The Crown)
Holliday Grainger (Great Expectations, The Borgias)
*Indira Varma *(Luther, Game of Thrones)
Iwan Rheon (E4’s Misfits, Game of Thrones)
James Massiah (Poet & DJ)
Jasmine Lee-Jones (Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner- Most Promising Playwright, Evening Standard Theatre Awards)
Jeremy Irvine (Warhorse)
Joely Richardson (Nip/Tuck, The Tudors)
Juliet Stevenson (Truly, Madly, Deeply, Bend it Like Beckham, Death and The Maiden- Olivier Award for Best Actress)
Lionheart (Award-Winning Poet)
Nicholas Pinnock (Marcella, Top Boy, Captain America: The First Avenger)
*Ollie Feather *(Poet & Musician)
Patrick Kennedy (Mrs Wilson, Atonement)
Rhys Ifans (Notting Hill, Harry Potter, The Amazing Spider Man, Not Only But Always- BAFTA Award for Best Actor) *Tamsin Greig *(Green Wing, Episodes, Much Ado About Nothing- Olivier Award for Best Actress)

This year’s proceeds will go towards The Platform Presents Playwright's Prize, supporting a playwright, chosen by a distinguished judging panel. *Platform Presents *will then give them a grant and mentor them to get their play on in a prestigious theatre in London.


Advanced booking available
Prices from £20
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