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Michael Frayn in Conversation

  • Date and time: Friday 23 January 2015, 3.00pm to 16.30pm
  • Location: Black Box Theatre, TFTV
  • Admission: The event is not ticketed. Seats will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

Event details

Michael Frayn is one of the most distinguished of living writers.  A distinguished, novelist,  translator and screenwriter, he is also one of the UK's leading playwrights.

His theatrical successes include two of the most brilliant of contemporary comedies, Noises Off and Make and Break, and two of the finest political plays of the second half of the twentieth century (both premiered at the National Theatre), Copenhagen and Democracy.

He has won many prestigious literary awards including the Hawthornden prize, the Somerset Maugham Award, the Whitbread Best Novel Award, and a Golden PEN Award for a Lifetime's Distinguished Service to Literature.

We are delighted to welcome him to York,  where he will be in conversation with Professor John Bowen.

This event provides a unique opportunity to hear Michael Frayn speak.

Further information can be found at http://www.york.ac.uk/english/news-events/events/2015/michaelfrayninconversation/, and for an online Guardian interview with Michael Frayn see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nj9tVHc6kDg.

Michael Frayn in conversation with Professor John Bowen.