Chatsworth date for Amanda Donohoe, Brenda Strong and Maryam D’Abo

Amanda Donohoe to perform at Chatsworth
Amanda Donohoe to perform at Chatsworth

Famous screen stars from Hollywood and the United Kingdom are heading for Chatsworth.

Amanda Donohoe (Emmerdale, Liar Liar), Brenda Strong (Desperate Housewives, Dallas) and Maryam D’Abo ( The Living Daylights, Bond Girls Are Forever) are among an international cast who will read short stories in the Duke’s private theatre.

Readings by Elliott Cowan (Happy-Go-Lucky, Alexander) and John Farmanesh-Bocca (I Did Not Forget You, An Engagement will feature in the prgramme on June 29.

The event has been put together by WordTheatre as a benefit night for its education programme in schools.

Edale-based Word Theatre producer Kirsty Peart said: “The carefully chosen stories aren’t just ‘read’ aloud by the actors but performed with incredible flair and expertise.”

Monday’s event starts at 6pm with drinks. Tickets £24.50 in advance and £28 on the door. Contact www.wordtheatre.com

www.wordtheatre.com