Winter’s Tales

Winter’s Tales

Winter’s Tales will see famous names take to the main stage to read their favourite tales. Over two weeks, a different performer will appear each evening to read a story of their choosing.

Winter’s Tales line-up:
Mel Giedroyc – Wednesday 6 Dec, 6.00pm
Emeli Sandé – Thursday 7 Dec, 2.00pm
Penelope Wilton – Friday 8 Dec, 2.00pm
Ben Okri – Saturday 9 Dec, 6.00pm
Toby Stephens – Sunday 10 Dec, 6.00pm
Tom Hollander – Tuesday 12 Dec, 6.00pm
Shappi Khorsandi – Monday 18 Dec, 2.00pm
Jamie Glover – Monday 18 Dec, 6.00pm






With Support from Sun-Maid and Melt Chocolates.










Winter's Tales with Mel Giedroyc

6 Dec, 6pm – Mel Giedroyc (Pitch Battle, The Great British Bake Off) reads The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding by Agatha…

Winter's Tales with Emeli Sandé

7 Dec, 2pm – BRIT Award-winner Emeli Sandé will read one of her favourite childhood tales in the intimate setting of the…

Winter's Tales with Penelope Wilton

8 Dec, 2pm – Olivier Award winning actress Penelope Wilton takes to the stage with select stories of Winnie the Pooh by A.A. Milne.

Winter's Tales with Ben Okri

9 Dec, 6pm – Booker Prize winner Ben Okri will read a brand new story, specially written for Winter’s Tales.

Winter's Tales with Toby Stephens

10 Dec, 6pm – Toby Stephens reads Roald Dahl’s classic family tale The Twits.

Winter's Tales with Tom Hollander

Tuesday 12 Dec, 6.00pm – Tom Hollander, star of TV’s Rev and Pirates of the Caribbean reads Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes – reinterpretations…

Winter's Tales with Shappi Khorsandi

Shappi Khorsandi reads from the Just So Stories: Kipling’s timeless tales of fantastic explanations for elephants’ trunks and camels’ humps.…

Winter's Tales with Jamie Glover

Actor and director Jamie Glover, known for his extensive stage and television work, reads much-loved Hans Christian Andersen classics incuding…