Explore the backstage life of the National Theatre. The National Theatre is a working building, producing over 20 new productions every year. Preparation for the shows, including rehearsals, prop and costume-making all happen on site. No two tours are ever the same, so come and see what’s happening behind the scenes today. Backstage Tours Tours run Monday - Saturday, exploring the unseen areas of the theatre and giving you a glimpse into the backstage world.Find out more »
In the UK the well-being agenda has exploded in the past few years. A discussion with Breathe AHR research leader Dr. Daisy Fancourt explores the latest research in culture and arts in health and wellbeing and explores the role of arts and creativity in healing, care and wellbeing. Clore Learning Centre: The Cottesloe RoomFind out more »
A ship is wrecked on the rocks. Viola is washed ashore but her twin brother Sebastian is lost. Determined to survive on her own, she steps out to explore a new land. So begins a whirlwind of mistaken identity and unrequited love. The nearby households of Olivia and Orsino are overrun with passion. Even Olivia's upright housekeeper Malvolia is swept up in the madness. Where music is the food of love, and nobody is quite what they seem, anything proves…Find out more »
An afternoon session which explores the process, role and function of memory in everyday life as well as for use as a creative tool. Professor Martin Conway (City University London) has researched human memory for over 32 years publishing numerous papers, books and media appearances. Martin will lead the afternoon involving colleagues from arts and theatre.Find out more »
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