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Jim Marshall Auditorium

Gwyneth Herbert: Letters I Haven’t Written


When was the last time you wrote a letter? Tag, swipe, meme, like; the way we communicate is constantly changing. Letters I Haven't Written invites you on a voyage into the lost art of letter-writing through music and film by award-winning composer/performer Gwyneth Herbert and leading video artist Will Duke (Complicite The Encounter). 

Original songs are interwoven with film and live video to create a captivating story that takes audiences from a blank piece of paper to the joyful sharing of voice. An exceptional creative team working across contemporary music and theatre collaborate in this distinctive new show which, in a world of status updates and limited characters, seeks a more meaningful way to speak with – and listen to – each other.


Gwyneth Herbert – voice, French horn, ukulele
Ned Cartwright – piano, sax
Sam Burgess – bass
Rob Luft – guitar
Corrie Dick – drums

Will Duke - video artist
Susannah Tresilian – director
Tom Rogers - designer

Co-commissioned by Snape Maltings and OCM

Produced by Sound UK

Funded by Arts Council England National Lottery, PRS Foundation’s Women Make Music, Hastings Borough Council, East Sussex Arts Partnership 

Gwyneth Herbert is supported by PRS Foundation’s Women Make Music

Ticket fee information

All transactions are subject to a transaction charge of £3. With the exception of some events in this year's IF: MK International Festival, internet bookings are subject to an additional booking fee of £1.80 per ticket

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