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Friday
25
MAY

Unicorns, almost. - Meet the creative team

14:00
15:00
The Poetry Bookshop
Event organized by The Poetry Bookshop

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On the day this extraordinary new play about the life and work of World War II poet Keith Douglas debuts in Hay-on-Wye The Poetry Bookshop welcomes its writer Owen Sheers, director John Retallack and the actor Dan Krikler in conversation, with a short reading from the play followed by a book signing.

Written by Own Sheers and directed by John Retallack UNICORNS, ALMOST tells the life story of Keith Douglas from his childhood idolising an absent father, through four engagements to marry, his fighting in the Western desert as a tank commander, his accelerated education as a poet to his early death three days after the D-Day landings in Normandy at the age of just 24.

UNICORNS, ALMOST a new one–man play about the life and work of World War II poet Keith Douglas which opens in Hay on 25 May and will run until 7 June at The Swan Hotel, Church Street, Hay-on-Wye, HR3 5DQ at 5pm and 8pm.
Tickets for the play are available from https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/thestoryofbooks