Talk Show - Local Hero
Oil, Land and Space
Anthony Baxter, Graeme Macdonald and Karine Polwart
Fresh insight, music and ideas from unexpected places.
We invite artists, authors and thinkers to come and watch a show with us. Hosted by David Greig, they take to the stage to share their response to the themes of the play with our audiences. Expect ideas, insight and stimulation through short talks, song, music, poetry and conversation..
Our guest speakers include:
Anthony Baxter is the award-winning filmmaker behind the feature documentaries You’ve Been Trumped (2011), A Dangerous Game (2014) and You’ve Been Trumped Too (2016).
Graeme Macdonald is Associate Professor in the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies at the University of Warwick. He has research interests in modern Scottish literature and culture, in the cultures of fossil fuels and in Environmental Humanities. He is editor of the recent edition of John McGrath's The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black Black Oil (Bloomsbury 2015).
"One of the finest singer-songwriters in Britain" The Guardian ★★★★★
Karine Polwart is a multi-award-winning songwriter and musician, a theatre maker, storyteller, essayist, and published writer. She also performs traditional songs and writes to commission for theatre, film, animation, and international thematic collaborative projects.
The events are free but ticketed.
This project is supported by James and Morag Anderson.
Dates and Times
Monday 29 April 2019, 7pm
FREE but ticketed.