The School of Ken: What I Learned from Ken Campbell

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Ken Campbell

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A celebration of theatre maverick and 'antic visionary' Ken Campbell

‘Ken Campbell was one of the most original and unclassifiable talents in British theatre of the past half-century’ The Guardian

A day of conversation, performance and rarely-seen film with some of those who worked with Ken. Featuring comedian and ventriloquist Nina Conti, actors Prunella Gee and Toby Jones, dramatist Terry Johnson, David Bramwell (BBC Radio 3) and members of Ken's own troupe of extraordinary improvisers, The School of Night.

14.00 – 16.00 Film screening
See never-before-seen footage of Ken Campbell in action performing legendary one-man shows, including Werner Erhart’s dark journey - my part in it and Booger is not a Cherokee Indian word.

16.30 – 18.00 Panel Discussion: What I learned from Ken 
David Bramwell (Radio 3) hosts a celebratory discussion with creative practitioners who collaborated with and learned from Ken. With comedian and ventriloquist Nina Conti, actors Prunella Gee and Toby Jones and dramatist and director Terry Johnson. 

19.00 – 21.00 The School of Ken: An Improvised Performance of Ken's Life and Legacy
Featuring Ken's own troupe of extraordinary improvisers and special guests including Oliver Senton and Adam Meggido Nina Conti, Tom Baker, Pippa Evans, Jeremy Stockwell and numerous others.

This is the second part of a two-day celebration of Ken Campbell. Join us on Friday 31 August for Daisy Campbell’s Pigspurt’s Child.


Details

Name: The School of Ken: What I Learned from Ken Campbell
Where: Knowledge Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
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When: -
Price: Full Price: £15.00
Member: £15.00
Senior 60+: £12.00
Student: £10.00
Registered Unemployed: £10.00
Under 18: £10.00
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546
boxoffice@bl.uk