John Berger is widely known as a story-teller, playwright and essayist. His many books, innovative in form and far-reaching in their historical and political insight, include the Booker Prize-winning novel G and imaginative documentary work such as A Seventh Man and A Fortunate Man. Amongst. his outstanding studies of art and photography are Another Way of Telling, The Success and Failure of Picasso and Ways of Seeing.
Simon McBurney is Co-founder and Artistic Director of Theatre de Complicite. Since 1983 he has devised, directed and acted in 24 productions with the Company, including The Street of Crocodiles, The Three Lives of Lucie Cabrol, Out of a house walked a man..., The Caucasian Chalk Circle, The Chairs and Mnemonic. Winner of numerous international awards as both actor and director, Simon has also performed in radio and television. Films include: Kalka, Tom and Viv, Being Human, Mesmer,The Ogre, Cousin Bette and most recently Onegin.