Arts and Fashion Stage

The Arts & Fashion Stage will feature interviews, reviews and discussions with key figures from the visual and performing arts and will also include segments on fashion and style. This stage is hosted by the FT’s Arts Editor, Jan Dalley and Fashion Editor, Jo Ellison.

Jan Dalley, art editor, Financial Times

Jan Dalley, art editor, Financial Times

Jo Ellison, fashion editor, Financial Times

Jo Ellison, fashion editor, Financial Times

Sessions include:

How to build a theatre: Director Nicholas Hytner looks back to his years running the National Theatre, and forward to his new venture - in conversation with Sarah Hemming

Life of a Song live: Peter Aspden and Ludo Hunter Tilney head-to-head with the stories of songs they love. Life of a song continues with the book launch, with John Ridding, David Cheal and other authors

The theatre of fashion: Designer Hussein Chalayan talks to FT’s fashion editor, Jo Ellison about performance, the fashion show, movement and his material world

Civilisations: Simon Schama talks to FT arts editor, Jan Dalley about his new BBC television series


The talks at the Arts stage were a particular highlight.

Simon Schama was as eloquent, intelligent and funny as it gets.

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