David Constantine and Tom Kuhn in conversation with the director of the Newcastle Poetry Festival, Sinead Morrissey, about The Collec
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.)
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.
Delegates at the International Brecht Society Symposium have a late-night sing-along in the bar.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In January 2013 six actors, a director and an editor of the new English edition of Der Messingkauf came together to put Brecht's