29 Jan 2015 - 29 Jan 2015

Almeida Questions Jan

The Merchant of Venice / The Fever

Tickets: £3

production information

Almeida Questions is an eclectic programme of pre-show discussions which consider some of the questions raised by the work on our stage. In each discussion, invited panellists dig into the key issues and ideas emerging from the show. 

Almeida Questions isn’t a Q&A about the show, but will enhance your experience of seeing it - giving you an opportunity to hear from expert speakers about their views on, and ultimately their answers to, the big questions our shows are asking.

AQ: The Merchant of Venice / The Fever

Are we defined primarily by our net worth?

Panellists: Owen Jones, Selina Todd, Dan Hodges
Hosted by: Almeida Theatre Associate Director, Robert Icke

Dates & Tickets

Thu 29 Jan 2014, 6pm

Cast & Creatives

Panellists: Owen Jones, Selina Todd, Dan Hodges
Hosted by: Almeida Theatre Associate Director, Robert Icke

Owen Jones (@OwenJones84) is a columnist and author. He was born in Sheffield and grew up in Stockport. After graduating, he worked as a trade union and parliamentary researcher. He is the author of Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class, and The Establishment- And How They Get Away With It.

Selina Todd (@selina_todd) is a historian at the University of Oxford. She writes on class, inequality, working-class history, feminism and women’s lives in modern Britain. Her most recent book – The People. The Rise and Fall of the Working Class, 1910-2010 was published in 2014. Based on the voices of working-class people themselves, this book charts the history of ordinary workers, housewives, children and pensioners over the turbulent 20thcentury.

Dan Hodges (@DPJHodges) is a former Labour Party and GMB trade union official, and has managed numerous independent political campaigns. He is a columnist for the Telegraph, social commentator and writes about Labour with tribal loyalty and without reservation.