About Stephen Joseph & Remembering Stephen Joseph

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Who was Stephen Joseph? Find out about his pioneering work and the legacy he left behind.

Price: £10.00

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24 September

Dr Paul Elsam, author of the acclaimed book Stephen Joseph: Theatre Pioneer and Provocateur and SJT Archivist, Simon Murgatroyd talk about Stephen Joseph, his trail-blazing work and his legacy at the SJT.

After the interval they are joined by Alan Ayckbourn, who was encouraged by Stephen Joseph to become a playwright and director and Joanna Tope, taught by Stephen Joseph at Manchester University and brought over by him to join the Scarborough company and create the role of Ginny in what became Alan’s first major hit, Relatively Speaking. The second part will focus on personal memories and will include a Q&A. 

Please note: this event is on Sunday 24 September. It has been incorrectly listed in some places as Saturday 24 September.

This was originally advertised as two talks which have now been combined.


24 September 2017, 3.00pm

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