Behind the Scene - Gala Opening
Friday 24th February - 7:30pm
£14/£12 (conc.) Includes Fizz & Canapes
Four speakers will provide us with fascinating insights and anecdotes from their experiences ‘behind the scenes’ in their particular fields.
Suzanne CharltonSuzanne Charlton will give us a retrospective
peek into the world of weather forecasting.
Daughter of former England footballer Sir Bobby Charlton, she become a weather forecaster at the Met. Office and ended up at the BBC. With luck we will hear amongst other stories, the truth about Michael Fish’s Hurricane.
Michael WadeMichael Wade tells tales from the Green
Room. He has been on stage, television and film
since 1968, more recently in Argentina and Brazil.
Over the years he has accumulated a wealth of
funny and interesting anecdotes as he rubbed
shoulders with the stars.
Jonathan ShaninJonathan Shanin, an editor at the Guardian,
will talk about the world of newspapers. He
moved in 2014 to the Guardian from The New
Yorker and will be well placed to tell us about
the world of print journalism and its
Fi Cotter-CraigFi Cotter-Craig returns by popular demand
to Fireside. A Bafta-winning TV producer and
occasional writer, she recently produced and
appeared in, ‘The Island’, with Bear Grylls. With
her trademark candour, she will provide us
with a glimpse of life on ‘The Island’ after the
cameras stopped rolling.