Tuesday, 2 October 2012
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Jonathan Miller: A Reasonable Life – 7.30pm, Friday 19 October, Bishopsgate Institute, London EC2M 4QH
What do Alan Bennett, Rigoletto, the New Yorker, neuropsychology, The Taming of the Shrew, John Cleese, Alice in Wonderland and the history of atheism have in common?
They have all featured in the extraordinary, uncategorisable career of Sir Jonathan Miller.
In a sixty-year career spanning Beyond The Fringe, medicine, numerous books and articles, directing hundreds of TV and stage plays and operas, and presenting some of the most vibrant and intelligent television documentaries ever – like the ground-breaking The Body in Question – Jonathan Miller is a true one-off.
“A brilliant raconteur, he puts the ‘poly’ into ‘polymath’” – The Times
Sir Jonathan Miller is President of the Rationalist Association, and we are delighted to be presenting a special evening, Jonathan Miller: A Reasonable Life, on 19 October at the Bishopsgate Institute in London. At this charity benefit for the RA, Jonathan Miller will be discussing his life, work, and incurable curiosity with Laurie Taylor (In Confidence/Thinking Allowed). The talk will be followed by a chance to enjoy a complimentary drink and mingle with the speakers and your fellow audience members.
Don’t miss the rare opportunity to get up close and personal with one of our greatest public intellectuals. Seats are severely limited and going fast. Book now to avoid disappointment.
If you're a member of the Rationalist Association, the British Humanist Association, the National Secular Society or the South Place Ethical Society you can buy tickets at the members' rate of £15. Simply select the Members' Ticket on our event sales page, or call 01371 851881 to order by phone.
Posted by Paul Sims at Tuesday, October 02, 2012