Greg Walker tells us about John Heywood, musician, poet and playwright to the Tudor monarchs

ABL #56,  3 July, 2020

In:  Conversations, History, Performance, Theatre

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John Heywood played, wrote and worked for Henry Tudor and each of his three legitimate children. Greg Walker has written the first full literary biography of Heywood, and shows us how he engaged directly with the politics of his period. We also hear about Heywood’s later celebrity reputation and the importance of using performance to explore early Tudor plays.

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