Ben & David Crystal – Everyday Shakespeare

Tickets £11/£9




Join the Bard and two of his biggest advocates to revel in the joy of language and the wondrous complexities of human existence. In their latest book, Everyday Shakespeare: Lines for Life  son Ben Crystal – actor, author, and producer – and father David- writer, editor, lecturer, and broadcaster on language – gather the finest lines from the lesser-known corners of Shakespeare’s plays and poems. While creating an entertaining trove of trivia, miscellaneous facts, historical context and opportunities for reflection, the Crystals highlight the Bard’s matchless ability to express our everyday thoughts and emotions.




‘A cathedral of consciousness – Shakespeare’s uncanny insight into human nature finds us, unearthed here.’ – LionHeart, artist, poet, and BBC Radio London presenter


Booking Information

  • Priority Booking for Festival Friends opens at 08.00 on Friday 1st of March. Tickets go on general sale from Monday 4th March.
  • Hearing loops are available for Theatre and Library events. Carers qualify for free ‘essential companion’ tickets. Wheelchair spaces are limited. In all cases, please call the Box Office on 01434 652477 to book or email:
  • Tickets cannot be refunded but can be exchanged for other Book Festival events.


Theatre, Queen's Hall Arts Centre
Theatre, Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Beaumont Street, Hexham, NE46 3LS


27 Apr 2024


6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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