Janice Forsyth hosts autumn talks series

Janice Forsyth (image courtesy BBC Scotland)

Presenter Janice Forsyth

The National Theatre of Scotland is delighted to welcome broadcaster and presenter Janice Forsyth as host for a series of post-show talks with the artists creating our Autumn 2012 programme of work.

Janice is one of the country’s busiest and most versatile broadcasters. She currently presents weekly arts, comedy and movie programmes for BBC Radio Scotland. Other regular series include the station’s daily arts shows from the Edinburgh Festival, and Laughed Off The Page – conversations with leading comedy writers.

Recent public events Janice has hosted include Director’s Cut (Aberdeen University’s interviews with film directors and composers), The Scottish Book Trust’s UK-wide live webcasts with top children’s authors, Royal Lyceum Theatre on-stage interviews (including Michael Frayn, John Byrne and Julie Walters), and The Edinburgh International Film Festival awards, with Sir Sean Connery. She has also presented many TV series including Filmnight (Channel 4) and The Book Show (BBC3).

Most recently for the National Theatre of Scotland, Janice hosted the post-show discussion for Macbeth, with director John Tiffany and actor Alan Cumming at Tramway, Glasgow.

Janice will be in conversation for the following performances throughout our Autumn 2102 season.

My Shrinking Life
In conversation with creator/ perfomer Alison Peebles and director Lies Pauwels
Thursday 13th September
Tron Theatre, Glasgow

The Guid Sisters
In conversation with the Cast
Tuesday 2nd October
Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Thursday 25th October
Kings Theatre, Glasgow

In conversation with creator/ performer Adrian Howells
Thursday 18th October
Govanhill Baths, Glasgow

Glasgow Girls
In conversation with director Cora Bissett, the ‘real’ Glasgow Girls and the creative team
Thursday 8th November
Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

A Christmas Carol 
In conversation with director Graham McLaren
Thursday 13th December The Old Kirk, Kirkcaldy, Fife

Full details, including booking, for all the productions in our talks series are available from our website by following the links above.

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About National Theatre of Scotland

In its short life, the National Theatre of Scotland has already earned a significant national and international reputation for its daring and originality. The National Theatre of Scotland was established in 2006 and has created over 200 productions. Being a theatre without walls and building-free, the Company presents a wide variety of work that ranges from large-scale productions to projects tailored to the smallest performing spaces. In addition to conventional theatres, the Company has performed in airports, schools, tower blocks, community halls, ferries and forests. The National Theatre of Scotland creates much of its work in partnership with theatre-makers, companies, venues and participants across the globe. From extraordinary projects with schools and communities, to the ground-breaking online 5 Minute Theatre to landmark pieces such as The James Plays by Rona Munro - the National Theatre of Scotland’s aspiration is to tell the stories that need to be told and to take work to wherever audiences are to be found.

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