Our guest on Thursday 5th April is Bonnie Greer OBE
Bonnie Greer OBE is a distinguished writer and broadcaster. Bonnie studied theatre under the supervision of
David Mamet in her native Chicago, and subsequently moved to New York to study with Elia Kazan at the world-famous Actors Studio. Her radio plays have been broadcast by BBC Radio 3 and Radio 4 and she has also written for the stage. As an actor Bonnie played the iconic role of Joan of Arc at the Théâtre de l’Atelier in Paris.
Since moving to the UK in 1986 Bonnie has worked primarily in theatre with women and ethnic minorities. She became a British citizen in 1997.
As a broadcaster, Bonnie Greer is a regular panellist on a number of current affairs programmes including Radio 4’s Any Questions, Newsnight Review and Question Time . She is also a prolific contributor to publications including The Guardian and The Daily Telegraph. Her novels include Obama Music, a reflection on her formative years in Chicago, and a biography of the civil rights campaigner Langston Hughes. Bonnie is the recipient of numerous accolades, including an OBE in 2010. In 2011 she was named as one of Britain’s top 300 intellectuals, in a list compiled by The Observer.
Evensong sung by Seraphim, the St Mary-at-Hill Choir is at 6pm,
followed by Conversation at 6.30pm.
We finish with a glass of wine at 7.30pm.
Free – Donations welcome