Symposium - A Game at Chess

Symposium on Thomas Middleton’s A Game at Chess

Canterbury Christ Church University, UK

Saturday 4th July, 9.15am-6.15pm


Featuring a script in hand performance by professional actors of Middleton’s A Game at Chess in a converted church. Directed by Robert F. Ball (Artistic Director of FRED Theatre).


Keynote Speaker: Professor Michelle O’Callaghan (University of Reading).

The event also features papers from Dr Alexander Samson, Richard Eales, Dr Sarah Olive, Nora Williams, and concludes with a roundtable discussion.

For more information, contact Steve Orman: checkmatemiddleton@gmail.com

We are grateful for the generous financial support of Canterbury Christ Church University, the Society for Renaissance Studies, and the Royal Historical Society.

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