Steven Atkinson is Artistic Director and co-founder of HighTide Theatre and has directed several of our most renowned productions including Lidless by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig; Bottleneck by Luke Barnes; Neighbors by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins; peddling by Harry Melling; and Lampedusa by Anders Lustgarten. Steven oversees the artistic planning and development at HighTide.

Francesca Clark is Executive Producer at HighTide Theatre and has been producing HighTide’s events including the annual HighTide Festival for seven years. Francesca has also worked as a freelance producer on projects including the 2015 hit show Mush and Me.

Join HighTide’s co-founder and Artistic Director Steven Atkinson and Executive Producer Francesca Clark to hear about our ten years of producing new plays and the annual HighTide Festival in a discussion with HighTide supporter Kate Mosse.

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Kate Mosse is one of the most successful British writers of our time, best known for her multi-million Languedoc TrilogyLabyrinth, Sepulchre and Citadel – as well as for her Gothic Fiction and with her husband, writer Greg Mosse, is working on stage and film versions of The Winter Ghosts and The Taxidermist’s Daughter. Her non-fiction includes The House: Behind the Scenes at the Royal Opera House and Chichester Festival Theatre at Fifty. The Co-Founder of the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, Kate is Deputy Chair at the National Theatre. Her new series of historical novels, The Burning Chambers Trilogy – set against the background of French Wars of Religion – will publish from 2018. We are thrilled to welcome Kate back to HighTide as part of our annual line of Face to Face events.

This free event is part of HighTide’s Face to Face programme at HighTide Festival 2016, a series of special talks and events with world class artists.

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Running Time: 45m no interval.

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