Stephenpaul Event
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Paul Mason and Stephen Fry on the Ring cycle

A conversation between two of the UK's leading writers and social commentators, Stephen Fry and Paul Mason, looking at the structures of power within the Ring cycle from their particular perspectives. Chaired by music journalist Henrietta Bredin.

Booking information

This event is available to Longborough members only, and will be held through Zoom. Only one ticket is required per household. Following your booking you will be sent a link to join the session, at least 24 hours in advance of the event.

If you are not a member, join online from £80 or call Box Office on 01451 830292 (Monday to Thursday, 10am - 4pm).


Stephen Fry is an English actor, screenwriter, author, playwright, journalist, poet, comedian, television presenter, film director and all-round national treasure. 

Stephen has written and presented several documentary series, contributed columns and articles for newspapers and magazines, appears frequently on radio, reads for voice-overs and has written four novels and three volumes of autobiography, Moab Is My Washpot, The Fry Chronicles and his latest, More Fool Me.

For the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario Canada, during the summer of 2018 Stephen gave 13 presentations of his trilogy of one-man shows (39 performances in all) based on his book Mythos. In the summer of 2019 Stephen toured 7 UK theatres with the shows.

Journalist, writer and film-maker Paul Mason is former economics editor at BBC Newsnight. Paul is the author of How To Stop Fascism, published May 2021.

Henrietta Bredin is deputy editor of Opera magazine and writes widely on opera and theatre. Her narrated recitals – My Dearest Hedgehog and Gounod and Georgina – have been performed at festivals throughout the UK.