The Forum: Psychoanalysts in Dialogue with Artists on Shakespeare’s Characters

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Organised by:

British Psychoanalytical Society (incorporating the Institute of Psychoanalysis)

24 February 2023

Time: 18:30 - 20:30

Price: Online - Standard £30.00 | Online - Concession £20.00 | In Person - Standard £30.00 | In Person - Concession £20.00

Location: online


Hybrid event at The Institute of Psychoanalysis and online via Zoom.

This dialogue will be recorded and available for one week to all registered participants.

The renowned actor Simon Russell Beale, who has played many of Shakespeare’s main characters and is also well known from his role in The Lehman Trilogy, and Erica Whyman, acting artistic director at the Royal Shakespeare Company, will be in dialogue with the psychoanalyst Dr David Bell, who, alongside a wide range of publications on psychoanalytic theory and practice, has been particularly interested in psychoanalytic thinking about arts and culture.

The event will be chaired by psychoanalyst Susan Godsil, who also has a particular interest in the application of psychoanalysis to arts, theatre and music.

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