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The Little Prince

Join the Dean of Canterbury, The Very Revd Dr Robert Willis, for a reading of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s classic story.

Also available below is a video of The Dean in conversation with Marie Sygne, Lady Northbourne, who helped to inspire Saint-Exupéry’s tale and beautiful illustrations. The Dean also showcases his own collection of framed illustrations from the story.

Finally, in the third video, the Dean reflects on the The Little Prince.

Thanks go to Harper Collins for their generosity in allowing us to use the translation of this most valuable of books free of charge for the benefit of education; to the wonderful young composer, Damien Poupart-Taussat, for his stunning music and for his kindness in allowing us to use his piece, L’inaccessible étoile; to Marie Sygne, Lady Northbourne for her constant encouragement and her wonderful insights and lend of the beautiful original pictures; to Mr Nathan Crouch for all his work behind the scenes; to the late Katharine Woods for her wonderful translation and lastly, but most importantly, to the genius that was Antoine de Saint Exupéry for bringing us the laughter from the stars.

An Introduction – The Dean in conversation with Marie Sygne, Lady Northbourne

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry – A Reading by The Dean

A Reflection on The Little Prince

 

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