Shakespeare on Screen

The Institute of Psychoanalysis

Developing Psychoanalysis in Britain since 1913



The Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Mall, London SW1



9:30 am to 1:00 pm



Shakespeare on the Screen


A season of twelve screenings and discussions of films of Shakespeare plays.


Chairman Andrea Sabbadini



Discussions to be opened by psychoanalyst Michael Brearley


26 January Henry IV Part 2 (Richard Eyre 2012, 115 mins) Sam Mendes (discussant)

2 March Midsummer Night’s Dream (Ross MacGibbon/George Balanchine 1999, 94 mins)

Juliet Stevenson (discussant)

16 March Hamlet (Grigori Kozintsev 1964, 140 mins) Simon Russell Beale (discussant)

6 AprilThrone of Blood [Macbeth] (Akira Kurosawa 1957, 110 mins) Ian Rickson (discussant)




Discussions to be opened by psychoanalyst David Bell


18 May King Lear(Peter Brook 1971, 132 mins) Max Stafford-Clark (discussant)

1 JuneThe Tempest (Julie Taymor 2010, 110 mins) (discussant t.b.c.)

22 June Twelfth Night (Trevor Nunn 1996, 134 mins) Michael Pennington [discussant t.b.c.]

6 July Richard III (Richard Loncraine 1995, 104 mins) Michael & Margaret Rustin (discussants)




Discussions to be opened by psychoanalyst Margot Waddell


28 September As You Like It(Paul Czinner 1936, 96 mins) Juliet Stevenson (discussant)

19 October The Merchant of Venice (Michael Radford 2004, 138 mins) Michael Pennington (discussant)

16 November Othello(Orson Welles 1952, 90 mins) Rory Kinnear (discussant)

7 December Romeo & Juliet(Baz Luhrmann 1996, 120 mins) Peter Evans (discussant)


Single ticket: £20 (£15 full time students and unwaged)
One series of four films save 10%: £72 (£54 “ “ “ “ “ )

All three series save 20% £192 (£144 “ “ “ “ “ )

Send a cheque made out to: The Institute of Psychoanalysis to: Shakespeare on the Screen Films & Discussions, The Institute of Psychoanalysis, 112A Shirland Road, London W9 2BT. Book online at


Further details on our website

Programme correct at time of printing, but we reserve the right to change any part of it without notice.


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