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The Need for Nonsense

By Julia Blackburn. The friendship between the writer and illustrator Edward Lear and his Greek manservant Giorgio, who inspired him to address the painful truths in his life.

The Need for Nonsense
by Julia Blackburn

The warm, heartfelt and comic story of the Victorian poet and painter Edward Lear's lifelong friendship with his eccentric Greek servant Giorgio, who inspired him to address the painful truths in his life, while making us laugh.

Edward Lear - Andrew Sachs
Giorgio Kokalis - Alexi Kaye-Campbell
Walter Congreve - Mark Meadows
Hubert Congreve as a boy - Ross McKendrick
Hubert Congreve as a young man - James Rastall
Lady Wortlesham - Kim Hicks

Director Mary Ward-Lowery.

45 minutes

Last on

Mon 17 Jan 2011 14:15

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