Benedict Nightingale

Benedict Nightingale

Benedict Nightingale

The former Times theatre critic is joined by Michael Billington to discuss Great Moments in Theatre, his entertaining tour through theatrical openings from Oedipus Rex to Jerusalem, including Plenty and Arcadia at the NT.

This Platform is followed by a booksigning

Fri 8 Feb, 6pm
Tickets £4 (£3 concessions)

  • War Horse
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
  • Great Britain at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in the West End
  • Here Lies Love. Imelda Marcos with a microphone against a vivid coloured background
  • 3 Winters. Black and white photomontage of a young woman. Photo © Jagoda Kaloper-Tajder
  • Behind the Beautiful Forevers. Collage of a boy on a rubbish heap with a passenger jet flying overhead
  • JOHN, a co-production with DV8 Physical Theatre. Photo of Hannes Langolf by Ben Hopper
  • Treasure Island poster image
  • Dara. Photography by Seamus Ryan
  • The Hard Problem
  • Man and Superman poster, with Ralph Fiennes. Photography by Juergen Teller
  • Rules for Living. Instruction image for combining people and objects