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.
With director Giles Croft and members of the cast.
Thursday 15 September
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.
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.
With director Jack McNamara and members of the cast.
Tuesday 11 October
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.
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.