Being Human festival media coverage

Tuesday 14 November 2017

The Being Human festival, which launches at Senate House on 17 November, has been covered by a range of national and regional news outlets, in print and online. Stories have appeared in: the Times Higher Education magazine (THE); The Observer (print); the West Bridgford Wire; Left Lion; Newcastle’s News Guardian (print); the Colchester Gazette (print); Alpha Galileo; All In London; The Thin Air, The Sentinel (print); Dundee’s Evening Telegraph (print); Contrary Life; The Courier (print); A-N, the Artists Information Company’s website; Blackmore Vale Magazine (print): and the Newham Recorder (print). The festival will also feature in some Free Thinking episodes for BBC Radio 3. The first, Jonathan Swift at 350. Black and white art, focuses on the University of Dundee’s celebration of the 350th anniversary of Gulliver’s Travels writer, Jonathan Swift. The next episodes, Being Human: the lost luggage office, ghosts and warrior poets and Being Human: lost and found in the archives, will broadcast at 10pm on 16 and 21 November respectively. In the latter IES administrator Christopher Adams will talk about his play Finding Mr Hart. Based on Dr Cynthia Johnston’s research on the Edwardian industrialist Robert Edward Hart, the play will be read in Senate House on 17 November, and will be performed in the Blackburn Exchange on 24 November.