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The Hothouse - unique platform events announced

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A PROGRAMME of platform events has been scheduled to run in conjunction with The Hothouse, Jamie Lloyd Productions’ second show for Trafalgar Studios. The programme includes:

Pre Show Q&A with The Hothouse Designer Soutra Gilmour – Monday, June 3 at 6pm. Tickets: Free with any ticket to The Hothouse.

Designer Soutra Gilmour discusses her work as the designer of the Trafalgar Transformed season, and the challenges of transforming Studio 1 for a second time from Post Apocalyptic Scotland to a 1950’s state-run institution.

Post Show Q&As with The Hothouse cast – Mondays: May 20, June 17 and 24 June, and July 8 at 9:30pm. Tickets: Free with any ticket to The Hothouse.

Jamie Lloyd and the cast of The Hothouse will return to the stage at the end of the performance on each of these dates to answer any audience questions.

Playing Pinter: A Jamie Lloyd Masterclass – June 17 from 3.30pm to 5pm. Tickets: Free with any ticket to The Hothouse. £10 cost for a stand alone ticket.

Jamie Lloyd hosts a 90-minute workshop on the work of Harold Pinter, one of the greatest British playwrights of our time.

Traf Takeover: Pinter Shorts – June 27 and 29 at 6pm, June 28 at 10pm. Tickets: £5 with any ticket to The Hothouse (excludes £15 Monday tickets).

Two of Pinter’s finest short plays, Family Voices and Victoria Station, are directed by Trafalgar Transformed Associate Director Edward Stambollouian. The cast includes Joanna Lumley and Andrew Scott.

Panel Discussions – Pinteresque: Harold Pinter and British Theatre – June 5 at 6pm. Tickets: Free but must be reserved in advance.

Join Michael Billington (Guardian Theatre critic and writer of biography Harold Pinter), Nick Payne (writer of Constellations and winner of the Harold Pinter Award 2012 and Evening Standard Award for Best Play 2012) and Jamie Lloyd (director of The Hothouse) for a panel discussion on the work of Harold Pinter and the indisputable impact he made on British Theatre.

Traf Talk: Lady Antonia Fraser in Conversation with Jamie Lloyd – June 12 at at 6pm. Tickets: Free with any ticket to The Hothouse.

Lady Antonia Fraser joins The Hothouse director Jamie Lloyd for a conversation on her thirty-three year relationship with Harold Pinter. Lady Antonia offers a rare glimpse into the world they shared and her experience of being married to one of the greatest British playwrights of our times.

Rights and Freedoms: a panel discussion about abuse of human rights – July 2 at at 6pm. Tickets: Free with any ticket to The Hothouse.

As news travels faster than ever before, is it acceptable that the abuse of human rights is still so widespread today? What can we do about it? Will it ever be overpowered? And what about the abuse in our own country – are the most vulnerable in our society being given the care and support they need?

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