The Humber Mouth - Hull Literature Festival 2000 - Thursday 9th November - Sunday 19th November 2000

Saturday 18th November From 12.00 noon Wyke College, Grammar School Road
- Box Office (01482) 346347

A day of film, dance and music at Wyke College

12.00 noon - 1 flat rate
Hull International Short Film Festival Screening Leap Dance

1.00pm - 1 flat rate
Live Music

2.00pm - 4 (Conc 2)
3 x 20
A Humber Mouth Special Commission A programme of three contemporary pieces of dance for all ages by LEAP Dance Company. Includes the premiere of 'Trace', a Humber Mouth Special Commission.
For more information on LEAP dance contact Jackie Goodman at Wyke (01482) 346347 e-mail: [email protected]

4.00pm - 4 (Conc 2)
Jon Scaife and Judy Dunlop
One of folk's finest musician joins forces with one of its most captivating singers, bringing to the festival a repertoire of new and traditional folk, blues and jazz.

The programme will end at approximately 5.00pm. Special Family Tickets (2 adults and up to 3 children with entrance to all performances) 10. Light Lunch available - Wyke College does not hold a drinks licence but visitors are welcome to bring their own liquid refreshment.

A Humber Mouth Special Commission Trace
Created and performed by LEAP Dance Company,
'Trace' is a live performance with a video backdrop, shot on location in Hull. It is choreographed by Mark Pearce, a former pupil of Sir Henry Cooper School, hull, who returned recently from touring with the internationally acclaimed company 'Adventures in Motion Pictures'. The piece provides an atmospheric snapshot of Hull's past, present and future, traced along the path of the Humber, through the city and out to sea.

Saturday 18th November 2000, at 2pm
Wyke College, Grammar School Road, Hull, HU5 4NX.

RSVP to Jackie Godman: Tel - 01482 346347, Fax - 01482 473336
e-mail - ja[email protected]

Saturday 18th November 7.30pm Film at Hull Screen, Hull Central Library
3.50 (Conc 2.50) - Box Office (01482) 327600
THE INNOCENTS (18)
Dir: Jack Clayton U.K. 1961 1hr 39mins

A final opportunity to see this stylish and wonderfully eerie adaptation of the classic Henry James novella The Turn of the Screw by the film director Jack Clayton, probably better known as the director of ROOM AT THE TOP and THE GREAT GATSBY.

(see also special screening 7.00pm, Friday 17th)

Saturday 18th November 7.30pm The Donald Roy Theatre, University of Hull
4 (Conc 3) - Box Office (01482) 466141
New Drama/Comedy
The Wife and Times of Armitage Shanks by Andy Kelly

See Thursday 17th.

Saturday 18th November 8.00pm Hull Truck Theatre
Critical Eye 8 (Conc 6) - Box Office (01482) 323638
An evening of poetry with
Carol Ann Duffy & Jackie Kay

Carol Ann Duffy Two of the Britain's most acclaimed contemporary poets return to Hull for a night of verse. Both writers have forged huge reputations with their very individual brands of poetry.

Carol Ann Duffy, renowned for celebrated collections such as Mean Time (Anvil Press, 1993) and most recently The World's Wife (Picador, 1999), has scooped some of the most prestigious prizes in the literary world, as well as an OBE in 1995.

"Accessible and brilliantly idiosyncratic..." (Kate Kellaway, The Observer)
Jackie Kay

Since the publication of her first collection of poetry The Adoption Papers (Bloodaxe, 1991) Jackie Kay has received a host of awards for her powerful and provocative work. Her first novel Trumpet (Picador, 1998) won the Guardian Fiction Prize and a Scottish Arts Council Book Award.

"One of the freshest and bravest talents to emerge in British Poetry - any British Poetry, for years..." (Eavan Boland, The Independent on Sunday)

Saturday 18th November 10.00pm Late at Hull Truck Theatre
Critical Eye 5 (Conc 4) - Box Office (01482) 323638
24 Hours from Scunthorpe

.....It's Scunthorpe, it's the hottest day of the year - Errol and his dog Barry have lost each other. Fly into a town that lives on the border between truth and fiction and meet Errol, Barry, DaveWhoWearsAWig, Billy the Van and many more......

This collaboration brings you the offbeat stories of Matt Stephenson and the voice of Matthew Hogg singing the songs of Burt Bacharach and Hal David in a late night festival special. Matt Stephenson & Matthew Hogg

Matt Stephenson is a local writer selected to take part in the Opening Line Project which develops new writing talent in the region. He works as a features writer for the Hull Daily Mail and is one of the founders of Radar Magazine, The Three Legged Dog Comedy Club and Mr Drayton's World of Quiz which was last seen at this year's Reading Festival.

Matthew Hogg is a musician currently writing and recording his third album, running the Songwriter sessions for The Humber Mouth and rehearsing for an imminent European tour.

The show lasts approx. 1hr 15 mins


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