David Edgar on 'Arthur and George'

Locations
Barber Institute - Lecture Theatre (R14 on campus map)
Category
Alumni, Arts and Law, Corporate Services, International, Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences, Teaching
Date(s)
Thursday 17th October 2013 (17:30-19:00)
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Free, but booking essential.

To book, please contact special-collections@bham.ac.uk

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Hear acclaimed dramatist David Edgar speak about his stage adaptation of ‘Arthur and George’ based on the novel by Julian Barnes.  David Edgar’s production was staged at The Rep in 2010 and is about the extraordinary tale of University Alumnus, George Edalji, wrongfully accused of the Great Wryley Outrages in 1903 and how the novelist Sir Arthur Conan Doyle came to champion George’s fight for justice.

Part of the University’s programme of events to mark Black History Month. 

Free, but booking is essential. To book, please contact special-collections@bham.ac.uk

Drinks reception at 17.30 followed by the lecture at 18.00.