Love Ben Whishaw


God I love the artsy types.


The Poetica podcast - Ben Whishaw, sea poems
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Ben Whishaw reading poems about the sea. I am drowning.


‘One Day I wrote her name upon the strand’ by Edmund Spenser

‘Ode To The Sea’ (extract) by Pablo Neruda

‘Dover Beach’ by Matthew Arnold

‘The Inspector of Tides’ by Michael Dransfield

‘Annabel Lee’ by Edgar Allan Poe

‘Love sonnet LXXVIII’ by Pablo Neruda


(From the Poetica podcast, “Tides.”)

Ben Whishaw and Andrew Scott attend ‘Benvenuto Cellini' opening night. The opera is directed by Terry Gilliam for the English National Opera, at the London Coliseum.

— 05 June 2014 [x]


Andrew Scott edits: [16/∞] ◈ Ben Whishaw and Andrew Scott Benvenuto Cellini opening night.
The Poetica podcast - Ben Whishaw, Two Poems by Pablo Neruda
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Ben Whishaw reading two poems by Pablo Neruda, “Ode to the Sea” and “Love Sonnet LXXVII.”

Death is only the stone of oblivion.
I love you. Into your mouth I kiss happiness.
Let’s gather firewood. Let’s light a fire on the mountain.

(My edit from the Poetica podcast “Tides.”)


THE MUSE(2014) 

Tim Walker / UK / 2014 / 13 min

A delirious overlapping of wistful reminiscence and stark reality permeates this tale of an ill-fated love affair between a man and a mermaid. Starring Ben Whishaw.(x)

Read by Ben Whishaw - E. A. Poe, "Annabel Lee"
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Ben Whishaw reading “Annabel Lee” by Edgar Allan Poe. I’ve never heard the strange, tender, spooky heart of it quite so clearly.

(My audio edit from the Poetica podcast, “Tides.”)

Behind the scenes stills from Tim Walker’s The Muse.

Sometimes it seems that we understand each other.




Playhouse Presents: Foxtrot

Thursday 29th May at 9pm on Sky Arts HD

Starring: Alice Sanders, Billie Piper, Ben Whishaw, Lindsay Duncan

Expanded [x] HQ [x] Full [x]



France Cinema Release Date15 October 2014 [x]

Film Festivals UK

East End Film Festival — 18 June 2014 [x]

Film Festivals USA

Seattle International Film Festival — May 30 & 31 2014 [x]

San Diego LGBT Film Festival — May 31 2014 [x]

Connecticut LGBT Film Festival — June 6 2014 [x]

Michigan Cinetopia International Film Festival — June 6 & 7 2014 [x]

San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival (Frameline) — June 25 2014 [x]

Kansas City LGBT Film Festival — June 27 2014 [x]

Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival — (Date to be determined in June) ~ July 10-20 2014 [x]

Tacoma Pride Festival  July 14 2014 [x]


Lincoln Film Society — 26 September 2014 [x]

Feel free to let me know if I’m missing any dates!