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Performance: Tongues of Flame: The Extraordinary Life of Richard Francis Burton (1821 – 1890)

National Portrait Gallery

Thursday, 9 October 2014 at 19:00

Performance: Tongues Flame: The Extraordinary Life of...

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Performance: Tongues of Flame: The Extraordinary Life of Richard Francis Burton (1821 – 1890)

9 October 2014, 19:00

Room 20

Tickets: £7/£6  

Storyteller Giles Abbott recounts the remarkable exploits of Sir Richard Francis Burton - explorer, writer, poet, linguist, swordsman, Arabist and spy - accompanied by Kurdish Iraqi singer Nawroz. Contains occasional adult themes and references to violence.

 

Sir Richard Francis Burton by Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton, 1872-1885 © National Portrait Gallery, London

 


 

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National Portrait Gallery
Saint Martin's Place
WC2H City of Westminster
United Kingdom

Thursday, 9 October 2014 at 19:00


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