Death of a Naturalist: Actress Fiona McGeown Reads October 13, 2016 Combining audio, animation and live performance, actress Fiona McGeown will be bringing the poetry from Death of a Naturalist to the stage on Friday 21 and Saturday 22 October together with film-maker Neil O’Driscoll. She will give a 45 minute performance on both evenings, but don’t miss the opportunity to combine Fiona’s readings with an introductory talk by Rosie Lavan on Saturday. Now Assistant Professor of Irish Studies at Trinity College Dublin, Rosie trained as a journalist and subsequently worked on the business desk at The Times for two years, as a media assistant to a London MEP during the European elections in 2009, and for House of Lords Hansard. She returned to Oxford for postgraduate study in 2010 and completed her doctorate, ‘Seamus Heaney and Society, 1964 – 1994’, in 2014 and is currently revising her thesis for publication. Fiona McGeown is originally from Armagh and now lives between Cork and Dublin. She trained at the Gaiety School of Acting, L’Ecole de Mime Corporeal Dramatique, London and with Anne Bogart’s SITI company, New York. Fiona has worked extensively with Blue Raincoat Theatre Company for over 18 years and started her own company Painted Bird Fiona will appear in Neil O’Driscoll’s new feature ‘Waking the Witch’ due for release in Autumn 2016. Friday 21 October 7.30pm Staged Reading: Fiona McGeown Saturday 22 October Introductory Talk: Rosie Lavan, 4pm Staged Reading: Fiona McGeown, 6pm For more information and to book, click here.