Stars give voice to historic letters at literacy fundraising event



If letters "cast powerful spells", then actress Noma Dumezweni enchanted an audience with her reading of a deaf-blind author's letter describing the Empire State Building.
The Dirty Pretty Things actress read Helen Keller's 1932 missive to a doctor, describing being "whizzed" up the tower and how constant darkness makes you realise "how divine a thing vision is".
It was one of a series of historic letters read by a string of famous actors, musicians and writers at Freemasons' Hall in London on Tuesday night.
Veteran actor Michael Palin drew a roar of laughter... read more

 
4 October 2016 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 26
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