Cuddy: A Dramatic Live Reading

Event information

Where: Gala Theatre, 1 Millennium Place, Durham DH1 1WA

Date: Sunday 15 October

Time: 5-6pm

Cost: £12/£10 (live-stream ticket £5)

Type: Durham Book Festival , Durham Book Festival 2023 Sunday


A world-exclusive dramatic live reading from Durham author Benjamin Myers’ acclaimed novel, Cuddy, performed by stage and screen actor Toby Jones and actress and writer Samantha Neale. This audacious tour de force from the author of The Gallows Pole (now a major BBC drama) and The Offing traces the story of St Cuthbert through the centuries, through the voices of ordinary people, to his final resting place in Durham.

A special Durham Book Festival commission directed by Jack McNamara in partnership with Live Theatre and with music from The Shining Levels.

This event will be followed by a book signing with author Benjamin Myers and album signing by The Shining Levels.

Read our announcement about this production here