‘Know Your Place’ - Field Day Lecture returns to The Playhouse

2010 Field Day Lecture

2010 Field Day Lecture

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The extraordinary Field Day Lectures Series will return to The Playhouse this weekend.

Poet, critic, novelist and member of Field Day board of directors Seamus Deane will explore the idea of ‘sense of place’ in a selection of Field Day plays past at the lecture tomorrow, Saturday July 7.

Seamus Deane. (Pic: Caroline Forbes)

Seamus Deane. (Pic: Caroline Forbes)

The lecture follows on from the great success of the inaugural Field Day Lecture in November 2010, when Seamus Deane presented a lecture, entitled ‘Second Time As Farce - A Review of the Work of Field Day’ and joined celebrated actor and Field Day founder Stephen Rea in a question and answer session.

“The 2010 lecture here at The Playhouse started something really special here at the time,” Playhouse founding director Pauline Ross said.

“As patrons of The Playhouse, Field Day Theatre Company were always keen to use our newly regenerated building as a platform for their work, but these lectures have given a keen insight and platform to explore the past work of Field Day, whilst also setting the momentum for the many exciting events coming up The Playhouse in partnership with the renowned Field Day Theatre Company in the lead up to City of Culture 2013.”

Field Day will also partner with The Playhouse to premiere ‘Farewell’ by Clare Dwyer-Hogg. Rea will direct and perform in the production in November this year.

The 2012 Field Day Lecture will be held at The Playhouse on Saturday July 7 from 2pm to 4pm. Tickets are £10 and are now on sale at the Playhouse Box office on (028) 71268027 or online at www.derryplayhouse.co.uk