The Festival at Hampstead Theatre

The Festival at Hampstead Theatre

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Friday, 18 March, 2016 to Sunday, 20 March, 2016

Location

Hampstead Theatre
Eton Avenue
Swiss Cottage
London
NW3 3EU
United Kingdom
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SPECIAL REDUCED PRICE OFFER TO RTS MEMBERS

Panel discussions, workshops, and performances which celebrate theatre, film, literature and more - all across one weekend.

The second Festival at Hampstead Theatre takes place in and around the theatre itself from 18th-20th March and features a range of panel and workshop sessions looking at the creative process across literature, theatre and performance arts for all the family.  

This year's Festival is set to feature some of the most interesting figures in the UK today such as Sir David Hare, Howard Brenton, Mrs. Moneypenny, Deborah Moggach, Meera Syal, Paul O'Grady, Gary Kemp, Sir Matthew Bourne and Kate Mosse.

RTS London is pleased to support these Festival events:

Man on Wire - How to make an award-winning documentary - a screening of the Academy Award-winning documentary, Man on Wire, followed by a post-show discussion with the film-makers, chaired by Alex Graham

​Francesca Simon: Horrid Henry, Writing and Me.   Francesca talks about her hugely successful Horrid Henry books, which have also become hugely successful on children's telelvision, as computer games, and as a 3D film.   She will read from Horrid Henry's Cannibal Curse and also talk about her new book for young adults in this event for all the family.

Writing for the big screen - Hamish McColl talks to Clive Anderson about what it is to write for the screen.

Paul O’Grady - Paul has covered the gamut of television genres, travel shows, game shows, chat shows and, more recently, his award-winning For the love of Dogs and Animal Orphans.  He discusses all this, and the fourth volume of his biography, Open the Cage, Murphy with Gaby Roslin. 

Gary Kemp - A special evening of music and chat as Gary Kemp talks to award-winning Director Jamie Lloyd about his extraordinary life as a songwriter, actor and writer. From Spandau Ballet to hit films The Krays and The Bodyguard and a recent sell out appearance in the West End in Harold Pinter’s The Homecoming.

Censorship in the Arts: A 21st Century problem?   Are we now in a new age of self censorship driven by the tense social and political times in which we live?

The Word and the World:  Writing on difficult social issues - how writers handle complex and urgent issues through their work, and what difference they can make

 

Book these and other selected sessions at the reduced price of £6 using code: RTS

Have a look at the full Festival at Hampstead Theatre programme here

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Location Details

Eton Avenue
Swiss Cottage
London
NW3 3EU
United Kingdom

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SPECIAL REDUCED PRICE OFFER TO RTS MEMBERS

Panel discussions, workshops, and performances which celebrate theatre, film, literature and more - all across one weekend.