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Damian Lewis announced as latest guest at Hay Festival

Hollywood actor Damian Lewis and his Welsh wife are among the latest guests to be announced for this year’s Hay Festival.

The literature festival comes to Hay-on-Wye, in Powys, at the end of May.

Organisers announced today that Homeland star Lewis and his wife Helen McCrory, whose family is from Whitchurch, Cardiff, will read the Romantic poets in a special poetry hour lecture.

Actor Jeremy Irons will also  appear to read TS Eliot’s The Four Quartets, while film producer Jeremy Thomas will preview his Thor Heyerdahl movie Kon-Tiki, comedian Johnny Vegas will discuss his Sky Arts directorial debut Ragged and Olympic oarsman James Cracknell and his wife Beverley Turner will discuss their story Touching Distance.

Supermodel and Cambridge graduate Lily Cole will also discuss her book, journeys to the Brazilian Amazon.

The world famous literary event will run from May 23 to June 2.

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