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Freedom of speech in the arts debate (1/2)

INDEX ON CENSORSHIP: BEYOND BELIEF – POLICING, POLICY AND FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION IN THE ARTS (1/2) Debate on Policing Challenging Art, with Tamsin Allen (Head of media and information law at Bindmans LLP), the playwright Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti, Canon Giles Fraser (St Paul’s Cathedral), director David Lan, Chief Superintendent Peter Terry (Metropolitan Police) and Munira Mirza (director of Arts and Culture for the Mayor of London). The panel was chaired by Julia Farrington of Index on Censorship.

Freedom of speech in the arts debate (2/2)

INDEX ON CENSORSHIP: BEYOND BELIEF – POLICING, POLICY AND FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION IN THE ARTS (2/2) Debate on Policing Challenging Art, with Tamsin Allen (Head of media and information law at Bindmans LLP), the playwright Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti, Canon Giles Fraser (St Paul’s Cathedral), director David Lan, Chief Superintendent Peter Terry (Metropolitan Police) and Munira Mirza (director of Arts and Culture for the Mayor of London). The panel was chaired by Julia Farrington of Index on Censorship.

David Lan, Jude Kelly and Richard Eyre on the arts

25 March 2011

in Directors, Theatre People

WHAT NEXT…? Excerpt from the Young Vic’s two-hour seminar, attended by 500 members of the arts industry, exploring the future of arts funding in the face of the new era of cut-backs. Keynote speeches from Young Vic artistic director David Lan, Jude Kelly, artistic director of the South Bank Centre, and Sir Richard Eyre, former artistic director of the National Theatre. Recorded at the Young Vic by Carole Woddis. www.whatnextarts.com

The novelist Jim Crace reflects on Far Away

FOCUS ON FAR AWAY Debates are part of the nightly format for Simon Godwin’s revival of Caryl Churchill’s Far Away (2000) at the Bristol Old Vic. Here the director invites the novelist Jim Crace and Chris Campbell, literary manager of the Royal Court, to respond to the work – and asks the audience for their contributions too. Sound level: variable. Recorded at the Bristol Old Vic.

Small-scale musical theatre platform event

21 February 2009

in Directors, London Fringe, Musicals, Producers

FOCUS ON MUSICAL THEATRE Mark Shenton (Sunday Express) joins a panel of guests at the Jermyn Street Theatre, London, in a seminar, Small World, Isn’t It?, to assess the state of the UK fringe musical. Speakers: Tom Littler, director of the Jermyn Street production of Sondheim’s Saturday Night; Sasha Regan, artistic director of the Union; Caroline Humphries, musical supervisor for the Menier’s A Little Night Music; Chris Grady, the Chair of Musical Theatre Matters; and composer Catherine Jayes. Sound quality: variable.

Soap Box Debate: A Parliament for Artists?

22 October 2008

in Directors, Reviews and Roundtables

SOAP BOX DEBATE: ARTISTS SHOULD ELECT THEIR OWN PARLIAMENT David Farr, artistic director of the Lyric Hammersmith, and National Theatre associate director Tom Morris propose the motion; Richard Noble, lecturer in Fine Art at Goldsmith’s College, and playwright and satirist Alistair Beaton oppose. Journalist Patrick Marmion chairs. Recorded at the Young Vic. Sound quality: variable.

Howard Barker Symposium: online audio exclusive

HOWARD BARKER SPECIAL SYMPOSIUM An illuminating symposium on the playwright’s work, chaired by critic Mark Brown, with contributions from Howard Barker, Hugh Hodgart (Head of Acting, Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama) and Liam Brennan (actor and co-director, with Hodgart, of a revival of Wounds to the Face). Recorded at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow. Excerpt. Recorded by www.zawrapp.co.uk.

Asian Theatre in 2008: a roundtable discussion

ASIAN VOICES: WHERE WE ARE NOW Jatinder Verma of Tara, Kristine Landon-Smith of Tamasha, Shobu Kapoor from Kali, and academic researcher Suman Bhuchar join Dominic Cavendish to talk about Asian theatre in the UK: past, present and future.

The death of the Edinburgh Fringe? A discussion

EDINBURGH FRINGE 2007 Carol Tambor (host of the Best of Edinburgh Award), Guy Masterson (veteran Fringe impresario) and John Clancy (theatre director and writer) share their thoughts with Philip Fisher on the Fringe today, and on its future. Excerpt.

Soap Box Debate: Critics Are Parasites and Eunuchs

8 December 2006

in Criticism, Reviews and Roundtables

SOAP BOX DEBATE: CRITICS ARE PARASITES AND EUNUCHS Actor Mike McShane and Nick Hackworth, deputy art critic of the Evening Standard, propose the motion; Evening Standard theatre critic Nicholas de Jongh and Sarah Kent, former art critic for Time Out, oppose. Rachel Halliburton hosts. Excerpt. Sound quality: moderate.

Soap Box Debate: Theatre Is Better Than Film

SOAP BOX DEBATE: THEATRE IS BETTER THAN FILM Critic Michael Billington and director Rupert Goold propose the motion while film producer Nik Powell and ICA chief Ekow Eshun oppose. Rachel Halliburton and Patrick Marmion host at the Menier Chocolate Factory. Excerpt.

Chatting in Berlin: German theatre special (2/2)

26 May 2005

in International, Playwrights

INTERNATIONAL THEATRE: BERLIN (2/2) Elyse Dodgson talks to Alexander Menden, Peter Michalzik and Johanna Freiburg about German theatre. Recorded live.

Chatting in Berlin: German theatre special (1/2)

26 May 2005

in International, Playwrights

INTERNATIONAL THEATRE: BERLIN (1/2) Elyse Dodgson of the Royal Court talks to Alexander Menden, Peter Michalzik and Johanna Freiburg about German theatre. Recorded live.

Raising the Bar: Director Vicky Featherstone on Renewal

19 May 2005

in Directors

RAISING THE BAR: RENEWAL Vicky Featherstone, new artistic director of the National Theatre of Scotland, asks whether it is possible to measure success.

Raising the Bar: Thinker Charles Leadbetter on Renewal

19 May 2005

in Criticism

RAISING THE BAR: RENEWAL Charles Leadbetter, Senior Research Associate with the independent think-tank Demos, floats some provocative ideas about the future.

Raising the Bar: Critic Lyn Gardner on Relevance

19 May 2005

in Criticism

RAISING THE BAR: RELEVANCE Opening the Theatre 2005 Conference sessions, Lyn Gardner, Guardian critic, challenges the notion that theatre is a dying art form.

Debate: Where Is the Real Opposition? (4/4)

INSTITUTE OF IDEAS DEBATE: WHERE IS THE REAL OPPOSITION? (4/4) Van Badham, Dolan Cummings, David Edgar, Andrew Gilligan and Blake Morrison voice their final thoughts. Chair: Claire Fox.

Debate: Where Is the Real Opposition? (3/4)

INSTITUTE OF IDEAS DEBATE: WHERE IS THE REAL OPPOSITION? (3/4) Van Badham, Dolan Cummings, David Edgar, Andrew Gilligan and Blake Morrison answer questions from the floor. Chair: Claire Fox.

Debate: Where Is the Real Opposition? (2/4)

INSTITUTE OF IDEAS DEBATE: WHERE IS THE REAL OPPOSITION? (2/4) Van Badham, Dolan Cummings, David Edgar, Andrew Gilligan and Blake Morrison continue to think boldly aloud. Chair: Claire Fox

Debate: Where Is the Real Opposition? (1/4)

INSTITUTE OF IDEAS DEBATE: WHERE IS THE REAL OPPOSITION? (1/4) Van Badham, Dolan Cummings, David Edgar, Andrew Gilligan and Blake Morrison consider the proposition. Chair: Claire Fox.

Institute of Ideas Debate: The Right To Be Offensive (2/2)

INSTITUTE OF IDEAS DEBATE: THE RIGHT TO BE OFFENSIVE (2/2) Dominic Cavendish, Nick Cohen, Johann Hari, Munira Mirza, Ben Payne and Rachel Wagstaff continue the discussion. Chair: Dolan Cummings. Excerpt.

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