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A Short Affair: Pin Drop Studio presents an evening of art and short stories with Juliet Stevenson


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An evening of storytelling from A Short Affair, Pin Drop Studio’s first anthology, featuring original short stories by bestselling authors paired with unique artworks by contemporary artists from the Royal Academy Schools. Juliet Stevenson will read Freshwater by Emily Bullock, the inspiration behind a series of watercolours by Nick Goss.


Previous Pin Drop Studio events have featured everyone from Stephen Fry, William Boyd and Lionel Shriver to Tuppence Middleton, Peter Blake and Dame Sian Phillips, bringing fiction to life.

“A dazzling anthology uniting the written word with the visual.” Stephen Fry

“Pin Drop is a wonderful and rare conception. It provides us with a special opportunity to celebrate the short story on its own unique terms. The perfect antidote to the sound-bite culture.” William Boyd

Juliet Stevenson is a multi award-winning British actress, known to millions for her critically acclaimed roles across film, stage and television.

Launching her career with the RSC in the late 1970’s starring opposite Alan Rickman in The Tempest (1978), she went on to draw praise for roles including Rosalind in As You Like It, Hedda Gabler and her Olivier Best Actress award-winning performance as Paulina in Death and the Maiden. Notable film roles have included The Letters (2014), in which she played Mother Teresa, Bend it Like Beckham (2002) and Anthony Minghella’s Truly, Madly, Deeply (1993), for which she received her first BAFTA nomination.

Stevenson has received further accolades for her work in television, receiving BAFTA Television Award nominations for her roles in Ibsen’s A Doll’s House (1992), The Politician’s Wife (1995), both of which starring opposite Trevor Eve and Accused(2010) created by Jimmy McGovern.