Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? intones a velvety-voiced Tom Hiddleston as he revives one of Shakespeares most iconic sonnets in an exclusive, charitable recital for National Poetry Day.
Fresh from taking on the mantle of interviewing his Thor co-star, Natalie Portman, for ELLEs November cover interview, the eloquent British actor is set to melt the nations hearts with his note-perfect rendition of Sonnet 18, captured on video, below.
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The recital will form part of new App The Love Book a collection of infamous love poems and letters as read by a cluster of British stars including Helena Bonham Carter, Damian Lewis, Helen McCrory and Gina Bellman of which 10% of proceeds goes to Save the Children, benefitting children in the worlds poorest countries.
The Love Book is available from the App Store priced £1.99.
Read extracts from Tom Hiddleston's interview with Natalie Portman in ELLE's November issue
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