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Nizami's Layla and Majnun: poetry reading

Actor Helen Morse reads from the story of Layla and Majnun as told in Nizami's Khamsa, translated by James Atkinson.

This reading is part of a series of excerpts from the romantic stories and lyrical verse written or inspired by some of the great Persian poets of the past, as showcased in the Love and devotion: from Persia and beyond exhibition.