Profs in the Pav - creativity is contagious series

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'The Show Must Go On' by Dr Robert Marsden, Associate Professor of Acting and Directing

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  • Time: 6pm – 7pm

The old adage that ‘theatre is dying’ has been proved a myth.

In this lecture, Rob argues that theatre has merely evolved, through the creative endeavours of those who make theatre, driven by audiences who have a need for stories.

In England alone, an attempted ban by the Bishop of Lincoln in 1244, the Puritanical laws of the 17th Century, wars, pressure groups, plagues and pandemics have not stopped storytelling in shared spaces.

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