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Tom Paine Remembered - 8 June Old Red Lion London

THESE ARE THE TIMES – TOM PAINE REMEMBERED

Readings and Discussion to mark the 200th anniversary of Tom Paine’s death

9 – 10.30pm, Monday 8th June 2009, Old Red Lion Theatre, Angel, London.

With Tony Benn, sculptor Michael Sandle, publisher Tony Simpson, musician Elizabeth Green and Neil Sheppeck of Love and Madness Theatre, alongside contributions from actor and playwright Jack Shepherd and writer Mike Marqusee.

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An intimate event, on the 200th anniversary itself of Tom Paine's death, to celebrate and discuss the enduring legacy of one of the most influential radical writers and thinkers in history, at Islington's Old Red Lion Theatre, where Paine actually wrote some of his profoundly important work The Rights of Man.

Featuring a rehearsed reading, directed by and featuring Neil Sheppeck of Love and Madness Theatre, of Jack Shepherd’s play In Lambeth, imagining a meeting between William Blake and Tom Paine.

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Tickets: £7, £5 (concs. Please provide or bring evidence when booking).

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