Quiet Defiance: Gerda Stevenson on Margaret Tait (Margaret Tait 100 closing event)


Margaret Tait on set of Blue Black Permanent, 1992. Courtesy of the Margaret Tait estate and Orkney Library and Archive.

Event Details

Monday 11 November 2019

Free, no booking required


To mark the end of Margaret Tait’s centenary celebrations, writer, actor, director Gerda Stevenson will give a talk on Tait’s multifaceted and uniquely distinctive creativity.

Stevenson won a BAFTA award for her role in Tait’s only feature film, Blue Black Permanent (1992), and will reflect on this collaboration, considering also Tait’s influence on the younger generation. Stevenson’s talk includes readings from Tait’s poetry and prose, and excerpts from her remarkable films.