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Indestructible Theatre: 1900 to Now Giles Ramsay Wednesday 28 November 2018

In this talk Giles romps through the Edwardian period, the Great Depression, two World Wards, the Cold War, the Space Race and the Information Revolution and shows how, in this age of extremes, the show still went on and continues to tell us our own storry.

Giles Ramsay is an independent theatre director and producer who specializes in creating new work with artists in developing countries. He is the Founding Director of the charity Developing Artists (, a Fellow of St. Chad’s College, Durham University and Course Leader in Theatre at The Victoria and Albert Museum in London.  Giles has run theatre projects overseas and given numerous talks for institutions ranging from The Foundation for Mexican Literature in Mexico City to The Royal College of Physicians in London. He regularly lectures on the history and practice of theatre on the Queen Mary 2 as it sails from New York to the UK. Giles combines academic analysis with hands on experience to bring a unique insight to the world of the theatre.