Short course
British Theatre 2019: An Overview

Sunday 6 October 2019 - Sunday 1 December 2019

  • Sunday 6 October 2019 - Sunday 1 December 2019

  • Seminar Room 3

  • Course price £325.00 - £378.00

  • +44 (0)20 7942 2000

    9.00 – 17.30, Monday-Sunday (closed 24-26 December)

Relive the most significant British theatre productions of the last twelve months. From bold new writing to notable revivals, gain fascinating behind the scenes insights into contemporary theatre. Across the term, an impressive array of leading theatre practitioners will share their insights. Previous guests have included Sir Matthew Bourne, Stockard Channing and Hamilton’s Jamael Westman.

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Matt Wolf

Lecturer and theatre critic Matt Wolf

Matt Wolf is London theatre critic of The International New York Times, London editor of, plus theatre editor and a founding member of The Arts Desk website. For 13 years Matt was London theatre critic of Variety, and he spent over 20 years as the London-based arts and theatre writer for The Associated Press.

I attend this course every year. Matt has a wealth of knowledge and connections! 2018/2019 Short Course Student

Course Overview

Last year's British Theatre 2018 course included a host of special guests who went on to be nominated for, and in some cases even win, 2019 Olivier Awards. Guests included: Jamael Westman, who plays the title role in Hamilton; 2018 Oscar and Olivier nominee Lesley Manville, from Long Day's Journey into Night; Adam Godley, from The Lehman Trilogy; Patsy Ferran, the Olivier Award-winning star of Summer and Smoke; Michael Longhurst, the director of Caroline, or Change and the artistic director designate of the Donmar Warehouse; Ammar Haj Ahmad, the leading actor in The Jungle, since transferred to New York; and Joel Fram, the musical supervisor and conductor of Company.


This course has a Half Term break on 27 October • Refreshments served • Price reductions available for Seniors (60+), jobseekers (ES40 holders) and registered disabled people

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Short course: British Theatre 2019: An Overview

6 October 2019 - 1 December 2019

£325.00 - £378.00

Call to book +44 (0)20 7942 2000

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+44 (0)20 7942 2000

Open 9.30 - 17.30, Monday to Sunday (closed 24-26 December)