An Elizabethan Evening with Rory Clements and Marina Fiorato
Rory Clements, the bestselling Elizabethan crime writer will be talking about his new novel in the highly-acclaimed John Shakespeare series, The Queen’s Man. He will be speaking alongside Marina Fiorato, bestselling author of The Glassblower of Murano. Her new book Beatrice and Benedick is a brilliant imagining of the lives of Beatrice and Benedick – the lovers from Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. They will be talking about writing historical fiction, their love of Shakespeare, and the balance between fact and fiction in their writing. Find out about the darker side of Elizabethan life, the research Rory has done into Shakespeare’s family, and the significance of Stratford upon Avon to England during Shakespeare’s lifetime. Marina Fiorato tells a story of intrigue, treachery and betrayal that will shed a new light on Shakespeare’s most appealing lovers.
Tickets £5 (£4 concessions and reading group members).
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