Sat 24 Aug 11:45 - 12:45
The New York Times Main Theatre
What Will Survive is Love
Writer and broadcaster Melvyn Bragg returns to the Festival with a fresh take on a classic love story. Novelist Arthur travels to Paris to retell the tale of Heloise and Abelard, 12th century lovers whose affair was doomed. The surprise appearance of his daughter, on her own mission to understand her parents’ failed relationship, alters Arthur’s ambitions. Thus, the truth behind his interest in the story is revealed.