Online course

Ian McEwan on Screen 18

Wednesdays, 10 – 31 Mar, 7pm – 8.30pm


Ian McEwan is one of the most acclaimed – and, at times, controversial – contemporary UK novelists and an astonishing number of his works have made it to the screen. But he has also written original screenplays and adapted the novels of numerous other writers for the screen.


Over the course of four weeks, we’ll take a closer look at McEwan’s relationship with film across his long and distinguished career.


Course breakdown:


Week 1: Making a Name – The Cement Garden to Atonement

Week 2: The Bad Son – McEwan in Hollywood

Week 3: Adapting – screenplays and TV

Week 4: Chesil Beach Days – the present and future of McEwan on screen


Using Zoom, the course will deliver expert tuition, film clips and group discussion – all in the comfort of your own home.


Places can be booked online only. Access details will be sent to participants by email shortly before the first session.

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