Siân Phillips in Conversation

Wednesday 26 January 2011, 5.30PM

Speaker(s): Siân Phillips

Siân Phillips is one of Britain’s best loved actresses, and a true star of stage and screen. Her celebrated screen performances include Livia opposite Derek Jacobi in I, Claudius (for which she won a BAFTA and a Royal Television Society award); Katerina Ivanovna in Crime and Punishment (BBC); Dune; Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; Smiley's People and Martin Scorsese’s film The Age of Innocence. She developed an international cabaret career after doing Pam Gems’s one woman show on Marlene Dietrich. Her recent stage work has included Calendar Girls, Juliet and Her Romeo and A Little Night Music. In June 2000, she was awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.

Siân will be discussing her work across theatre, film and television with Tom Cantrell and Professor Mary Luckhurst, and reflecting on her different approaches to different roles.

Location: The Theatre in the Department of Theatre, Film and Television, University of York

Admission: Open to anyone, but it is a ticketed event. Please rsvp to vhs500@york.ac.uk

Email: vhs500@york.ac.uk