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 Othello Conference

25th March 2017



Clinical Conference

20th May 2017


Resources from previous events:


Migration and Loss

28th January 2017

Review of event


As You Like It

15th March 2014

Summary of event


Cutting Away Our Future

26th May 2012

Sebastian Kraemer Paper


King Lear

17th March 2012

Summary of event


Antony and Cleopatra

25th April 2009

Ann Morris paper



Online booking now closed but places still available Please arrive at 9.30 am to pay on the day


A Morning Conference at the Tobacco Factory

Saturday 25th March 2017, 10.00 am – 1.00 pm

Registration from 9.30 am

Our speakers on 25th March will be:

David Bell

David Bell is a training analyst of the British Psychoanalytical Society who served as its President from 2010 to 2012. He is a Consultant Psychiatrist in the Adult Department at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, where he was Director of Postgraduate Training for many years.  He has made numerous contributions to psychoanalytic scholarship in Shakespeare (in a series at the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) in London) and in a number of conference papers. His discussion of Othello with Simon Russell Beale and Terry Hands is now available as a DVD, 'Iago on the Couch'.


Richard Twyman

Richard Twyman is the Artistic Director for English Touring Theatre. Prior to this he was Associate Director (International) at London’s Royal Court Theatre where he directed: Harrogate, Torn, You For Me For You, Fireworks, The Djinns of Eidgah and PIIGS. At the RSC he was associate Director to Michael Boyd on the multi-award winning Histories Cycle for which he directed Henry IV Pt II. 

Chair – Jane Cheshire. Jane Cheshire is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist in private practice and a trustee of the Bridge Foundation.


 Cost of conference ticket £35 (£25 unwaged)

We have a limited number of tickets available for the performance of Othello on Friday 24th March.  Please use the booking form (link below) to book these.  Alternatively, you can purchase tickets direct from the Tobacco Factory here.


Click here for a Booking Form (print and send by post) or e-mail -  for bank details to make a direct payment or

book online (click icon below - conference places only).

Book now

Online Booking - Via  Ticket Source - All Tickets purchased online through TicketSource are subject to a processing fee. This fee is applied as below:


45p per ticket + 2.5% per ticket + 3.5% card payment processing fee


(e.g. £35 tickets would be £37.55 and £25 tickets would be £26.95)


An e-ticket will be issued to you but we will also send you details by e-mail.



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