The second Studio Talk of the series will discuss staging outer space in theatre and film inspired by David Greig‘s Solaris.
Fiona Mountford was theatre critic at the Evening Standard for 17 years. As well as writing (many thousands of) reviews, she wrote feature interviews, talking to almost all of London’s leading theatre makers.
Will Massa is the Curator of Contemporary Fiction in the BFI National Archive, ensuring contemporary British fiction film is comprehensively represented in the national collection.
Rachel O’Riordan was appointed the Artistic Director of the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre in February 2019.
Brendan Owens has been an astronomer at The Royal Observatory Greenwich, since 2010. Also an avid fan of science fiction, Brendan ensures that Silver Screen Science Fiction film screenings are included monthly in the public astronomy programme that he curates.
Alistair McDowall is an award-winning playwright, whose credits include X at the Royal Court Theatre and Pomona at the National Theatre.