Kazuo Ishiguro’s

Never Let Me Go

Saturday 2 February 2019

Arena Theatre

2pm – 4pm: Masterclass

4:30pm – 6:30pm: Film Screening



Led by Kazuo Ishiguro scholar Sebastian Groes, the University of Wolverhampton invites you to participate in a celebration of Ishiguro’s contemporary classic Never Let Me Go.


Groes will deliver a series of mini-lectures covering Ishiguro’s use of intertextuality, language and irony, metaphors, and genre amongst others. During the workshop, participants will debate ethical and political questions, and the role of emotions and memory in Ishiguro’s novel.


Why attend?

•The masterclass offers unique insights that will help participants gain a deeper understanding of the novel;

•Use of original critical material and unique interview will help you to analyse the novel in new ways;

•It also offers participants an insight into the many facets that degree level study of literature offers, including lectures, group discussion and presentations.

The masterclass includes a screening of Mark Romanek’s film adaptation in the Arena Theatre cinema with a follow-up discussion of Ishiguro’s relationship to other media.


This event is free, but booking is required via the Arena Theatre website. Please book early to avoid disappointment.

We look forward to welcoming you along, if you have any questions about the event  in the meantime, please drop us a line:



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