Review - Villette at the West Yorkshire Playhouse - *Review by Richard Wilcocks* Charlotte Brontë’s *Villette*, which was recognised by knowledgeable readers in nineteenth century Brussels as a close parallel...
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Words and MusicAlthough the poem is attributed to Emily Brontë in the programme, there is no consensus about it (check this old post for more information).
Wide Open Spaces
Alexandra Gilbreath and Steve Toussaint read poetry and prose which explores our feelings about wide open spaces, the yen to explore but also the fear of what we'll find. From meadows to mountain tops, down rivers and out to sea, across city roof tops and down harrowing migrant trails and the final frontier, what may lie deep inside our imagination? With readings from Emily Brontë to Eduardo Galeano, from Langston Hughes to Jackie Kay and Robert Louis Stevenson and the music of Hadyn, Herbie Hancock, Sibelius and Tallis.
Producer: Jacqueline Smith.
Poem 'Often Rebuked Yet Always Back Returning', read by Alexandra Gilbreath
Stimela (the coal train)Performer: Hugh Masekela.
Appalachian Spring (Opening)
Performer: St Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin (conductor).