The Twelfth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Thursday, November 18th to Sunday, November 21st 2021

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My Currency Is Words

  • Saturday, 21st Nov
  • 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm IST

Miriam Margolyes has spent her entire life bringing words to life on stage and screen. She has wrestled with the texts of Becket, Brecht, Dickens, Ensler, Rowling, Shakespeare, and Wilde. In this freewheeling chat with theatre director Bruce Guthrie, she charts her love affair with language, from her early days studying literature at Cambridge until her recent roles.


Miriam Margolyes

Miriam Margolyes O.B.E. was born in Oxford and read English Literature in Cambridge. She is 79, still working in drama and documentaries.

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Bruce Guthrie

Bruce Guthrie is a leading British theatre director, currently Head of Theatre & Film at the National Centre for the Performing Arts, Mumbai. He has directed critically acclaimed plays and musicals in London and New York and worked with leading conservatoires and drama schools in the UK, India, and Singapore.

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