The Festival Experience

November 3, 2022

Doris Lessing sits on stage at Cheltenham’s Everyman Theatre, straight-backed, steel-grey hair tied back in a bun, the epitome of a serene English woman – though she was born in Iran. There is something godlike about Lessing, a sense she sees everything, and it is obvious, from the nervousness of the interviewer, a professor of English, that he feels this too… Read on

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