2024 Festival Event

Gyles Brandreth

Gyles Brandreth and Leigh Lawson – ‘The 7 Secrets of Happiness’

Podcaster, broadcaster, writer and performer Gyles Brandreth meets with his friend, actor and poet Leigh Lawson for a unique hour celebrating the power of poetry and the importance of positivity. Gyles will be talking about learning poetry by heart and the secrets of how to be happy, and Leigh will be performing some of his own poetry. Throughout his career Leigh has played leading roles with the National Theatre, the RSC, in the West End and on Broadway. His film work includes more than twenty feature films. He is the author of The Dream: An Actor’s Story (2008).

Gyles Brandreth - Seven Secrets of Happiness

Leigh Lawson is well known for his work in theatre and film; he has performed in and also directed productions in London and New York.

Leigh Lawson
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2024 Festival Schedule

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A printed version of this schedule can be found on the back of the programme booklet available at the Barnes Bookshop, 98 Church Road.