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The project generates various forms of events, for practitioners as well as academic audiences, the interested public, or schools. We record and document some of the events so a wide audience can take part. Click on the links below to access our recordings (with apologies for the links that, with the passing of time, become defunct.)

Newcastle Poetry Festival podcast

David Constantine and Tom Kuhn in conversation with the director of the Newcastle Poetry Festival, Sinead Morrissey, about The Collec

Robyn & Michael take Bert to Oxford

Musicians Robyn Archer and Michael Morley came to Oxford for our Recycling Brecht symposium in June 2016, and are celebrated in this fantastic film of their visit and performances.

Fatzer: Downfall of an Egoist

The 'Recycling Brecht' symposium opened on 25 June 2016 with a production of Fatzer: Downfall of an Egoist at Oxford’s North Wall Arts Centre.

Tony Kushner in conversation with Tom Kuhn

The 15th Symposium of the International Brecht Society opened with a conversation between Pulitzer-winning dramatist and translator Tony Kushner, and head of the Writing Brecht Project Tom Kuhn. 

Film: Re-Thinking Brecht

In June 2014 the Writing Brecht project participated in a symposium dedicated to ‘Re-Thinking Brecht’, held at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

Film: Love in a Time of Exile and War

In July 2014 Writing Brecht collaborated with Modern Poetry in Translation and Poetry International to stage readings of love poems and letters by Brecht and others.

Film: Songs of Exile and War

The programme ‘Songs of Exile and War’ was designed to give an introduction to Brecht’s work as a poet and song-writer, and to provide a sketch of his life in turbulent times in anti-Nazi exile in Europe and America.