dfp_header_hidden_string

Get our free email newsletter with just one click

Norfolk and Norwich Festival 2014 reveals line-up featuring John Hurt in conversation

John Hurt in a production of Krapp's Last Tape. Photo: Tristram Kenton
by -

The Michael Clark Company, a new play by David Leddy and a panel discussion with John Hurt are to feature as part of the Norfolk and Norwich Festival 2014.

Michael Clark’s dance company will perform its latest work Animal / vegetable / mineral on May 24, while Leddy’s show Long Live the Little Knife will run from May 9 to 13.

Meanwhile, Hurt will speak about his acting career and the works that inspired him from a young age as part of a panel discussion on May 18 chaired by festival director William Galinsky.

Australian circus company Circa will present the UK premiere its new show S from May 18 to 19 and Russian director Dmitry Krymov’s Opus No 7 will run from May 14 to 17.

Also featuring in the programme is theatre company Curious Directive and its multi-media show Pioneer about the first manned mission to Mars, and the festival’s closing weekend will see the staging of a large-scale outdoor performance from theatre company Metro-Boulot-Dodo on May 24.

Galinsky said this year’s festival, which runs from May 9 to 25, was his “most inclusive and diverse yet”.

He added: “I also want to give a special shout this year to an extraordinary partnership without which Norfolk would not have the resilient, world-class arts offer that it does.

“Our principal funders Arts Council England, Norwich City Council and Norfolk County Council have worked together over the last 15 years to forge a vision for this region – a vision whose spirit and strength makes it possible for organisations like the festival to continue to flourish despite huge cuts to public spending nationally.”

 

We need your help…

When you subscribe to The Stage, you’re investing in our journalism. And our journalism is invested in supporting theatre and the performing arts.

The Stage is a family business, operated by the same family since we were founded in 1880. We do not receive government funding. We are not owned by a large corporation. Our editorial is not dictated by ticket sales.

We are fully independent, but this means we rely on revenue from readers to survive.

Help us continue to report on great work across the UK, champion new talent and keep up our investigative journalism that holds the powerful to account. Your subscription helps ensure our journalism can continue.

loading...
^