Margaret Atwood Live - National Theatre

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On Tuesday, September 10th, the wait is over…. The Testaments, Margaret Atwoods highly anticipated sequel to The Handmaids Tale, is revealed. The momentous literary event will be celebrated with an exclusive live cinema broadcast, as Fane Productions present an evening with the Canadian novelist, poet, literary critic and inventor.The publication of Atwoods The Handmaids Talein 1985 and the current, Emmy Award-winning television series have created a cultural phenomenon, as handmaids have become a symbol of womens rights and a protest against misogyny and oppression.Live from the London stage, Atwood will be interviewed by broadcaster and author Samira Ahmed in a conversation spanning the length of Atwoods remarkable career, her diverse range of works, and why she has returned to her seminal handmaidstory, 34 years later.Dear Readers: Everything youve ever asked me about Gilead and its inner workings is the inspiration for this book. Well, almost everything! The other inspiration is the world weve been living in.With exclusive readings from the new book by special guests, this will be an unmissable and intimate event with Atwood, spotlighting her signature insight, humour and intellect.The Testaments will be published worldwide on 10 September.There are no pre-shows prior to the live performance. The live showing will commence immediately at the time advertised

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