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Maxine Peake

Shelley’s The Masque of Anarchy 200

Hay Festival 2019, 

The actor gives a reading of Percy Bysshe Shelley’s radical 1819 poem, written in response to the Peterloo Massacre. The reading is introduced by John Mullan.

Maxine Peake was originally commissioned to perform The Masque of Anarchy in a full performance by Manchester International Festival.

Maxine Peake