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In conversation in London

Steven Berkoff in conversation at the Hampstead Theatre, London on 9 Nov 2008.  Steven Berkoff talks to forensic psychotherapist Estela Welldon about "his challenging productions and cutting-edge approach to theatre. They will also discuss his fascination with humanity's darker side, including the villainy of Shakespeare."

"Estela Welldon worked for many years as Consultant Psychiatrist in Psychotherapy at the Portman Clinic. She is also the Founder and Elected Honorary President for Life of the International Association for Forensic Psychotherapy. Connecting Conversations is an ongoing series of events that brings together practitioners from the world of psychoanalysis with leading practitioners from other fields. The events aim to make connections between individuals, organisations, disciplines and ideas."

Thanks to Kari for the information.  Details are here www.hampsteadtheatre.com/prod-productions_details.asp?pid=95.


One Man in Australia

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Steven Berkoff tours Australia with One Man, consisting of two short solo plays: Tell Tale Heart and Dog.  The dates are:

Newcastle 27 Aug 2008 at the Civic Theatre
Hobart 29-30 Aug 2008 at the Theatre Royal
Wollongong 2-7 Sept 2008 at the Illawarra Performing Arts Centre
Parramatta 9 Sept 2008 at the Riverside Theatre
Melbourne 11- 14 Sept 2008 at the National Theatre
St. Kilda 12- 14 Sept 2008 at the National Theatre
Canberra 16-20 Sept 2008 at the Canberra Theatre Centre
Sydney 22– 28 Sept 2008 at the Seymour Centre
Brisbane 29 Sept- 1 Oct 2008 at the Playhouse
Perth 3-5 Oct 2008 at Her Majesty's Theatre
Frankston 8 Oct 2008 at the Frankston Arts Centre
Adelaide 10-12 Oct 2008 at the Adelaide Festival Centre
Wellington 15- 16 Oct 2008 at The Opera House
Aukland 17- 18 Oct 2008 at The ASB Theatre

Recommended.  Click on the link above for more details.  Thanks to Jane for the information.

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Berkoff in one-off advert

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Steven Berkoff does a unique advert for the British Heart Foundation.  In the advert he simulates a heart attack, to dispel the usual myth of "clutch your chest and fall on the ground" when a heart attack occurs.  Unusually the full length advert will be shown once-off only. When asked if he suffered from heart problems he answers "not recently".  The advert is on British ITV1 on Sunday10 Aug 2008 at 21:17, during Midsomer Murders.  Click on the image for an interview with Steven about this.


Berkoff at the Edinburgh Festival

Steven Berkoff Greek

Greek: EMER Productions present Greek at The Zoo from 10-25 Aug 2008.

East: Runaground present East at C soco from 17-25 Aug 2008.

On the Waterfront:  Directed by Berkoff, at the Pleasance Courtyard from 31 Jul-25 Aug 2008.  "In 1950s New York, the dock workers' unions are in the stranglehold of the Mob.  If you’re on the inside then life is sweet - kickbacks, bribes and easy shifts are your rewards. Go against them and your life isn't worth living.

Berkoff On the Waterfront


Metamorphosis in Wellington, Australia

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EnsembleImpact presents Metamorphosis in Wellington from 9-19 Jul 2008.  The performers are Simon Vincent, Donogh Rees, Angela Green, Nick Dunbar, Francis Biggs, Salesi Le’ota and Craig Geenty. The director is Jude Gibson, producer Angela Green, designer Brian King, lighting Ulli Briese and sound design Murray Hickman.  Click on the image for more details.

Tell Tale Heart and Dog in London, UK

Steven Berkoff  performs two of his solo pieces, Dog and Poe's Tell Tale Heart.  It is at the Hackney Empire, London from 9-10 Jul 2008.  Recommended.

My Life in Food in Nottingham, UK

Steven Berkoff  talks about his book My Life in Food on 23 Jun 2008.  It is part of the Nottingham Festival.

On the Waterfront

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Berkoff´s Women

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Berkoff´s Women continues touring.  With Linda Marlowe and highly recommended.  Directed by Josie Lawrence.  The latest date and venues is:
- 2-3 May 2008 Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, UK

Click on the link for more information.  Thanks to Derek for the information.



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