Performance Saturday Symposium

A day of talks devoted to the world of Performance and its context, myths and controversy. Introductory level – no previous knowledge necessary though we recommend you see the film first! Attend talks separately for £2.50 full / £2.00 concs or buy a day pass for £8.00 full / £6.00 concs.11.00am – 12.00pmPerformance and the Spirit of 1968The historical context and ideas of change and freedom, by Martin Hall, Lecturer in Film Studies at Bolton Institute.12.30pm – 1.30pmMagick versus RealismCP Lee unveils some of the occult mysteries surrounding the Magickal maelstrom that is PERFORMANCE. CP Lee lectures in Cultural Studies at the University of Salford.3.00pm – 4.00pmGangsters and PopstarsBob Dickinson, musician, broadcaster and BBC producer, explores the links between PERFORMANCE and the London criminal underworld of the late 1960s. 4.30pm – 5.30pmConfessions of an Assistant Dubbing EditorIncidents and anecdotes from Martyn Day, now children’s TV Producer, once assistant dubbing editor on PERFORMANCE. Please note: this talk will be racy and revealing!