Letters Live 2016: Russell Brand, Caitlin Moran, Benedict Cumberbatch & more confirmed

The first batch of stars set to appear at Letters Live 2016 have been confirmed, with the likes of Russell Brand, Caitlin Moran and Benedict Cumberbatch leading the way.

Jude Law, Tom Odell, Olivia Colman, Jarvis Cocker and John Bishop are among the other names confirmed for the event at London’s Freemason’s Hall from 10 – 15 March. 

Inspired by Shaun Usher’s international best-selling Letters of Note series and Simon Garfield’s To the LetterLetters Live is a live celebration of the enduring power of literary correspondence. Each show will feature an amazing array of great performers, reading remarkable letters written over the centuries and from around the world. 

It’s a seriously star-studded line-up so far for 2016:

Benedict Cumberbatch
Caitlin Moran
Russell Brand
Dominic West
Emiliana Torrini
Geoffrey Palmer
Gillian Anderson
Hanif Kureishi
Ian McKellen
James Rhodes
Jarvis Cocker
John Bishop
Jude Law
Juliet Stevenson
Lemn Sissay
Louise Brealey
Mariella Frostrup
Matt Berry
Meera Syal
Nitin Sawhney
Olivia Colman
Omid Djalili
Rag ‘N’ Bone Man
Riz Ahmed
Sanjeev Bhaskar
Shami Chakrabarti
Toby Jones
Tom Odell

With even more to be announced!

Tickets for Letters Live 2016, taking place at Freemason’s Hall, London between 10 – 15 March 2016, are on sale now – book yours first at