Event Schedule

 Nigel Kneale: a Centenary Celebration

19th November 2022 – Derby Quad


All guests appear subject to working commitments. 

11:00
Welcome and intro: Where to begin with Nigel Kneale 

Toby Hadoke, Howard David Ingham and Andy Murray talk about Kneale’s origins, how he’s remembered and what survives.


11:30
Screening: Quatermass and the Pit: Hob (1959)

12.00 Break

12:30
Panel: Kneale and the Land

Jon Dear, Howard David Ingham, and Andrew Screen look at the sense of place in Kneale’s stories, extending beyond landscape to explore how what lies under the earth shapes his work.


1.00
Screening: Against the Crowd: Murrain (1975)


2.00 Break


2.30
Panel: Lost Nigel Kneale

A whistle-stop tour of Nigel Kneale’s missing work, with Toby Hadoke and Andy Murray.


3.00
Screening: Theatre 625: The World of George Orwell: 1984 (1965)

Introduced by Jane Merrow and Vernon Dobtcheff, with Jon Dear


5.00 Break


5.15   
Live reading: Out of the Unknown: The Chopper (1971)

A live dramatic reading of Kneale’s lost classic.

Cast TBA


6.15 Break


6.30
Panel: The Woman in Black

Johnny Mains chats to Pauline Moran and Robert Taylor about Nigel Kneale's last great work. 

Followed by Q&A.


7.00
Screening: The Witches (1966)


8.35 Close

Timings and content are subject to change.

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