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Annie Baker on John

Playwright Annie Baker discusses her play, John, in a National Theatre Platform event at the Clore Learning Centre.

Annie Baker is an American playwright who won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for her play The Flick, which had its UK premiere at the National Theatre in 2016.

Friday 19 January 2018, 5.45pm
National Theatre, Clore Learning Centre
Tickets £7 (concessions £5) from the National Theatre

Books
  • John
Speakers
Date: Friday 19 January 2018 05:45pm
Location: National Theatre Clore Learning Centre

The Year of the Mad King

Antony Sher played the title role in Gregory Doran’s critically acclaimed RSC production of King Lear and his stupendous performance was designated ‘a crowning achievement in a major career’. Sher describes his year researching, rehearsing and performing one of the greatest roles in English theatre, in conversation with Doran.

Books
  • Year of the Mad King: The Lear Diaries
Speakers
Date: Monday 5 March 2018 07:00pm
Location: Jewish Book Week

Antony Sher: Year of the Mad King

Sir Antony Sher, one of the greatest Shakespearean actors of modern times, reflects on his Royal Shakespeare Company performance as King Lear and the publication of his new book, Year of the Mad King: The Lear Diaries.

Saturday, 17 March 2018, 12:00 noon
1 hour
Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford
Tickets: £8 - £20 from the festival website

Books
  • Year of the Mad King: The Lear Diaries
Speakers
Date: Saturday 17 March 2018 12:00pm
Location: Oxford Literary Festival

Antony Sher: The Lear Diaries

To mark the publication of his new book, Year of the Mad King: The Lear Diaries, Antony Sher will be discussing his experiences of returning to Shakespeare’s King Lear after more than 30 years to perform the title role.

National Theatre Platform, Friday 23 March 2018, 6pm
Tickets £7 (concessions £5) from the National Theatre

Books
  • Year of the Mad King: The Lear Diaries
Speakers
Date: Friday 23 March 2018 06:00pm
Location: National Theatre, London

Natasha Gordon on Nine Night

The writer of Nine Night discusses the play with its director, Roy Alexander Weise.

National Theatre Platform
Thursday 10 May, 6pm
Tickets £7 (concessions £5) from the National Theatre

Books
  • Nine Night
Date: Thursday 10 May 2018 06:00pm
Location: National Theatre, London

An Audience with Antony Sher

Join Antony Sher in conversation to celebrate the publication of his new book, Year of the Mad King.

Based on Antony’s experience performing as King Lear in Gregory Doran’s 2016 production at the RSC, Year of the Mad King provides a first-hand insight into the research, rehearsal and development of his Lear.

The event will be followed by a book signing.

Thursday 7 June 2018, 5.30 - 6.30pm
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon

Tickets £8 from the RSC website

Books
  • Year of the Mad King: The Lear Diaries
Speakers
Date: Thursday 7 June 2018 05:30pm
Location: Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon