Friends of Shakespeare and Company read Ulysses by James Joyce
Pages 65 - 74 │ Calypso, part I │ Read by Eddie Izzard
Pages 65 - 74 │Calypso, part I│Read by Eddie Izzard
As a dramatic actor, Eddie picked up a Tony nomination for best actor in 2003 for her performance in A Day In The Death Of Joe Egg on Broadway. She was seen recently acting alongside Dame Judi Dench, playing Edward VII to Judi’s Queen Victoria, in Stephen Frears’ Victoria & Abdul.
Eddie is also one of the most challenging and respected comedians of her generation, having picked up two Emmys in 1999 and is now performing standup in four languages and has performed in forty five countries. Eddie has therefore been unusual in developing a stellar reputation as a dramatic actor and as a standup comedian.
On March 20, 2016, Izzard completed running 27 marathons in 27 days in South Africa as a tribute to Nelson Mandela and raised over £2.6 million ($3.3 million) for Sport Relief, a charity that helps improve the lives of people in impoverished countries. In 2009, Izzard ran 43 marathons in 51 days through England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland for charity and helped raise £1.8 million ($2.7 million) for Sport Relief. In January 2020 Eddie ran the first part of his 'Make Humanity Great Again' journey, an epic charity challenge running through 29 European capital cities over 29 days. And in January 2021 she ran 32 marathons in 31 days in COVID safe conditions on a treadmill at the Riverside Studios in London, again raising money for charity for the Make Humanity Great Again fund.
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Original music & sound design by Alex Freiman.
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Featuring Flora Hibberd on vocals.
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