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Creative Writing Seminar: In Conversation with Brian Cox

DateThursday 1 February 2024


LocationThe Hub


Join us for the next event in our Kellogg Centre for Creative Writing seminar series, when we will join Kellogg artist in residence Brian Cox in conversation with the College President Professor Jonathan Michie and Seminar Convenor Dr Clare Morgan, discussing ‘Braveheart and Beyond: Scripts and the Actor’.

Brian Cox was the lead of the hit HBO show “Succession”, for which he won a Golden Globe in 2020. He starred as ‘Winston Churchill’ in the 2017 feature film “Churchill”. He also plays ‘Rory’ in the film “The Etruscan Smile” and ‘Captain O’Hagan’ in “Super Troopers 2”. He starred alongside Adam Sandler and Peter Dinklage in “Pixels” and in “The Campaign” with Zach Galifianakis and Will Ferrell. He also starred in “Edwin Boyd” and “Coriolanus.” He has starred in many other renowned films and in 2001 he won an Emmy Award for his portrayal of Nazi war criminal ‘Hermann Goering’ in TNT’s “Nuremberg” for which he was also a Golden Globe and SAG nominee. A classically trained Shakespearean actor, Brian’s numerous accolades include two Laurence Olivier Awards, and he has collaborated with award-winning playwright Conor McPherson in several productions, including “The Weir,” and “Dublin Carol”. His autobiography, “Putting the Rabbit in the Hat” was published in 2021. He was appointed a CBE in 2003.

Refreshments will be served from 5pm; the seminar will begin at 5.30pm. Post-event drinks will be served in the Hub at 6.30pm.

All are welcome. Due to the popularity of this event, bookings are now being taken.

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The seminar will be followed by a Guest Night Dinner for College members and their guests. Find out more.

Open to: Members of Kellogg College, the public,