Slung Low's Camelot, Penny Woolcock, Bryan Stevenson, Go Set a Watchman
Philip Dodd presents. With lawyer Bryan Stevenson, film-maker Penny Woolcock's new project, Camelot: The Shining City staged in Sheffield and a review of the new Harper Lee novel.
Bryan Stevenson founded the Equal Justice Initiative in USA. As he gives a talk at the British Library he discusses his role on a taskforce reporting to President Obama about the state of American law enforcement. Penny Woolcock has interviewed a range of Londoners for her latest project at the Roundhouse. The myth of King Arthur is given a contemporary reworking by Sheffield People's Theatre and the company Slung Low in Camelot: The Shining City. Philip Dodd discusses the production, which is being staged at 3 different locations and features over 100 local people, with writer James Phillips and Slung Low artistic director Alan Lane. Meg Rosoff reviews Go Set A Watchman, the new novel from Harper Lee - who made her name in 1960 with To Kill a Mockingbird.
Camelot: The Shining City runs in Sheffield from July 9th - 18th.
Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee is out now
Penny Woolcock's installation Utopia - with designs by Block9 - runs at the Roundhouse in London August 4th - 23rd. Her project for the BFI Out of the Rubble explores issues of housing, poverty and immigration. It will be released later this summer.
Image: Camelot in Sheffield. Photo Credit Mark Douet