Events

  • FREE POST-SHOW Q&A: Jennifer Haley & Jeremy Herrin: In Conversation

    Experience the trailer

    Tuesday 17th February 2015

    How do you write a play about the ethics of online existence? How do you stage a virtual world?

    Playwright Jennifer Haley and director Jeremy Herrin discuss The Nether and the process behind creating Headlong and the Royal Court’s production of the show.

    This Q&A is free for The Nether ticket holders.

  • FREE POST-SHOW Q&A: Gaming

    The Nether stage screens

    Tuesday 24th February 2015

    Are games a dangerous and anti-social addiction? Might gaming be able to save the world? How is gaming culture changing the kinds of stories that we tell and how we engage with them?

    Join playwright and gamer Lucy Prebble (ENRON, The Effect) and a panel of gaming experts to explore how gaming has developed from Pong to Destiny and to discuss where gaming might take us in the future.

    This Q&A is free for The Nether ticket holders.

  • FREE POST-SHOW Q&A: Theatre and Technology

    The Nether play at the Duke of York's Theatre

    Tuesday 3rd March 2015

    How do we create a theatre for the digital age? Is technology fundamentally changing the ways in which we engage with and make performance? 

    Matt Adams (Artistic Director, Blast Theory) and a panel of revolutionary theatre makers and digital experts discuss how digital technology is revolutionising performance.

    This Q&A is free for The Nether ticket holders.

  • FREE POST-SHOW Q&A: Online Policing and The Dark Web

    The Nether stage screens

    Tuesday 10th March 2015

    How do you police the entire internet? And how much of the web do we know about? Join Susie Hargreaves (Chief Executive of the Internet Watch Foundation) and Jamie Bartlett (Author of The Dark Net) to discuss how our relationship with the web is constantly changing. Chaired by Headlong’s Artistic Associate, Sarah Grochala.

  • FREE POST-SHOW Q&A: Living Online

    The Nether stage at the Duke of Yorks Theatre

    Tuesday 17th March 2015

    Is the web changing us? How does spending time online affect our brains? Can you spend too much time online? Journalist, Liat Clarke (Associate Editor of Wired Magazine) and Spencer Kelly (Presenter of BBC News’s Click) discuss the implications.

  • FREE POST-SHOW Q&A: The Future of Theatre Design

    The Nether stage screens

    Tuesday 24th March 2015

    How is technology changing the way that we stage and design a production? What new possibilities might digital technology open up for theatre designers in the future?

    From the Deus Ex Machina of Ancient Greek Theatre to the invention of the electric lantern in the late nineteenth century, technology has had a huge impact on the ways in which we stage a performance. Olivier Award Winning Set Designer Es Devlin (Chimerica, American Psycho, The Nether) leads a panel of experts to discuss how digital technology is revolutionising the world of theatre design.

    This Q&A is free for The Nether ticket holders.