Brian Blessed at Wimborne Literary Festival

Brian Blessed at Wimborne Literary Festival
  • The Allendale, Hanham Road, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1AS
    The Allendale
    Hanham Road Wimborne, Dorset BH21 1AS UNITED KINGDOM
  • 21/05/2016 15:30 - 21/05/2016 16:30


There is no one quite like Brian Blessed. He's an actor, film star, trained undertaker, unlikely diplomat,secret romantic, martial artist and mountaineer. His talk to mark paperback publication of his memoir, Absolute Pandemonium will take the audience on a riotous journey through his illustrious career.

Brian Blessed grew up in Goldthorpe, Yorkshire, and trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. His television appearances include ZCars, Boy Dominic, I, Claudius, Cold Comfort Farm, The Little World of Don Camillo, Blackadder, My Family and Other Animals, The History of Tom Jones and Peppa Pig. His films include The Trojan Women, Flash Gordon, Henry V, Much Ado About Nothing, Hamlet, As You Like It, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves and Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. " " " "Brian is also an explorer and mountaineer. He became the oldest man to reach the North Magnetic Pole on foot in 1999 and to reach 28,000 feet of Everest without oxygen. He is the author of Absolute Pandemonium and lives in Surrey with his wife, Hildegard Neil.