Free Talks for Autumn 2016

Friday 22nd July 2016

We are delighted to announce the programme of free talks that will accompany the productions in our forthcoming season. Explore the making of our plays with members of the creative team or delve into the themes with expert guest speakers.


Post-Show Discussion

With director Giles Croft and members of the cast.
Thursday 15 September

The Underground Man

From Page To Stage: The Underground Man

Pre-Show Talk with writer Nick Wood and director Andrew Breakwell
Monday 26 September at 6:45pm

Nick and Andrew will be looking at select scenes from the play and explaining how they differ from the book, alongside the challenges of bringing the scenes to life.

Darkness, Darkness

Pre-Show Talk with writer John Harvey

Monday 3 October at 6:30pm

Best-selling crime writer John Harvey will be discussing his Charlie Resnick series and the challenges of adapting the final novel Darkness, Darkness for our world premiere production.

Post-Show Discussion

With director Jack McNamara and members of the cast.
Tuesday 11 October

The Revenger’s Tragedy

Middleton on Shakespeare: The Revenger’s Tragedy

Pre-Show Talk with Peter Kirwan from the University of Nottingham
Monday 31 October at 6:30pm

This talk looks at the rise of writer Middleton’s fame, the resurrection of The Revenger’s Tragedy from anonymity, and the play’s excitingly fresh spin both on Shakespeare’s work and on the revenge tragedy genre.

Post-Show Discussion

With director Fiona Buffini and members of the cast.
Tuesday 8 November

How To Book

Pre and post show talks are free to attend but tickets for pre-show talks must be reserved through the Box Office or online. Simply stay after the designated performances to join a post-show discussion.