Category Archives: Lectures

LECTURE:
‘From Shakespeare to Buddy Holly- it’s all rock n roll’

Thursday 18th October 2018 7:30pm St Anne’s Hall, 55 Dean Street, London | map Presented by: Barrie Rutter OBE Born in 1946, the son of a Hull fishworker, Barrie Rutter grew … Continue reading


LECTURE: The Performer and the Digital: networks of feeling in intermedial practices

Thursday 22nd November 2018 7:30pm, St Anne’s Hall, London | map. Presented by: Dr Joanne Scott Antonio Damasio’s latest book begins with a ‘very simple’ idea: ‘feelings have not been given … Continue reading


LECTURE: Evidence of a Lost World: Posters for Victorian Theatre

Thursday 10th January 2019 7:30pm, St Anne’s Hall, London | map. Presented by: Michael Diamond This talk will examine the role of posters in researching late nineteenth and early twentieth century … Continue reading


LECTURE: The Theatres Trust and Theatres at Risk Register

Thursday 7th February 2019 7:30pm, St Anne’s Hall, London | map. Presented by: Jon Morgan Jon Morgan, Director of the Theatres Trust, introduces the newly-announced Theatres at Risk Register for 2019. … Continue reading


LECTURE: Creating Theatrical Magic: 50 Years of Designing Theatres

Thursday 7th March 2019 7:30pm, St Anne’s Hall, London | map. Presented by: Claire Ferraby and Nick Thompson Nick Thompson and his wife Clare Ferraby have worked together for over 50 … Continue reading


LECTURE: The Country and the City in Contemporary British Theatre: Binary, Crisis, Futures

Thursday 4th April 2019 7:30pm, St Anne’s Hall, London | map. Presented by: Dr Vicky Angelaki What is it about place and spatial parameters that so strongly serves to determine our … Continue reading


ANNUAL ADDRESS: You’ll Never Work…

Thursday 9th May 2019 8:15pm, St Anne’s Hall, London | map. Presented by: Yvonne Brewster OBE Yvonne Brewster co-founded Talawa Theatre Company along with Carmen Munroe, Mona Hammond and Inigo Espejel. … Continue reading


Annual General Meeting – Agenda

Tuesday 8th May 2018 The 70th Annual General Meeting of Members will be held at the Art Workers’ Guild, 6 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, on Tuesday 8th May 2018 at … Continue reading


Annual Address: Lolita Chakrabarti in conversation with Simon Sladen

8th May 2018, public entry at 8.15pm (following the AGM at 7pm): Art Workers’ Guild, London WC1N 3AT | map Lolita Chakrabarti trained at RADA and is an award winning playwright … Continue reading


LECTURE: Alternative Comedy: Its Beginnings Told Through Unpublished Documents from the British Stand-Up Comedy Archive

3rd April 2018, 7:30pm: Swedenborg Hall, London WC1A 2TH | map Presented by Oliver Double Oliver Double is reader in Drama at the University of Kent, where he has established the … Continue reading


LECTURE: ‘The Curtain Will Remain Up:
Naturalist Theatre & The Problem of Pornography’

7th February 2018, 7:30pm: Swedenborg Hall, London WC1A 2TH | map Presented by Dan Rebellato From the very beginning, Naturalist theatre had to defend itself against the accusation that it was … Continue reading


LECTURE: ‘Digging Up Giselle’:
What Happens when Ballet and Archaeology Meet

11th January 2018, 7:30pm: Swedenborg Hall, London WC1A 2TH | map Presented by Keith Cavers Giselle is one of the most popular works in the modern ballet repertoire – we see … Continue reading