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Proms Literary Festival: Ian McMillan on Don Quixote

Actor Andrew Sachs presents his own dramatic version of Quixote, inspired by Ian McMillan and literary critic John Mullan's reflections on the character and his followers.

Miguel de Cervantes' Don Quixote is one of fiction's best-loved characters and the hero of a book many consider a landmark of modern literature. The knight has featured in artworks by Dore, Dali and Picasso, and has been the inspiration for music by Telemann, Mendelssohn and Richard Strauss.

Actor Andrew Sachs offers his own dramatic version of Quixote, spurred on by Ian McMillan and literary critic John Mullan's reflections on the character and his followers in the world of letters.

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