The Robben Island Shakespeare [formerly known as The Robben Island Bible] is a play based selected text from South African Sonny Venkatrathnam's copy of ‘The Complete Works of William Shakespeare’ & interviews with former political prisoners held on this island prison.
Please contact Matthew on firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our Youtube Page at http://m.youtube.com/user/RobbenIslandBible for more information about the research, development & performance history of the project.
Friday, 4 November 2016
Special event Memories of Mandela at the British Museum [Friday 13
January 2017, 18.30–20.00 BP Lecture Theatre]
Staged in the auditorium officially opened by Nelson Mandela in 2000, this discussion celebrates and explores the life, character and enduring legacy of the South African leader on his nation and the world.
A panel of speakers whose lives and careers were influenced by the leader includes John Battersby, co-author of Mandela: A Life in Photographs (2011) and author of the Afterword in Mandela: the Authorised Biography by Anthony Sampson (2011), Pumela Salela, Brand South Africa, playwright and theatre director, Matthew Hahn and John Carlin, journalist and author of Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game that Made a Nation (2008, adapted into the film Invictus).
Presented in collaboration with South African High Commission.