Martin Amis Public Event: Literature & Film
07 Oct 2010
Celebrated screenwriter Andrew Davies joins Martin Amis on 11 October
Monday 11 October, 6.30pm
The Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama
Martin Amis, Professor of Creative Writing at the Centre for New Writing at The University of Manchester will discuss the impact of Literature on Film with author and screenwriter Andrew Davies.
Amis has worked on screenplays, including Mars Attacks and Saturn 9, the latter becoming the subject of his classic novel Money, itself recently dramatized for the BBC. His screenplayof Northanger Abbey, excerpted in a recent Granta, remains in development. Davies has been writing for the screen since 1965 and is well known for his adaptations of classic works of literature, including the 1995 television adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. Davies has won six BAFTA awards, and two Emmys.
Tickets cost £7/£5 and include discounts at the Blackwell bookstall. A book signing will follow the event.
For more information:
- Call the Martin Harris Centre Box Office on 0161 275 8951
- Visit: Martin Amis Public Event: 11 October 2010