Shakespeare; a group experience

“What a piece of work is a man!”

An evening with actor Francesca Ryan talking about Shakespeare.

Friday 27 October 2017, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Institute of Group Analysis, London NW3 5BY

Four hundred years after his plays were first performed, Shakespeare still resonates.
What’s going on when we experience Shakespeare as part of an audience?
Is the stage experience more powerful than the page?
The plays reflect our darkest violence and our sweetest longings; a play is a place where we can meet the Other in company.


6:15 PM Registration

6:30 PM  Talk and Q&A presented by Francesca Ryan
7:15 PM Refreshments
7:30 PM
Large Group with IGA Group Analyst Frances Griffiths
9:00 PM End



IGA Members/Students  £10
Public £15


Please note that light refreshments (juice, wine and nibbles) are included in the ticket price.


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During Francesca Ryan’s long working life as an actor (including RSC, RNT and many TV credits) playing Shakespeare has been a central part of her career. International touring has meant encountering many different audiences. She also has a research interest in Oral and Literate modalities in Shakespeare, and lectures in Theatre Studies.


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