It will start at 10 am at the UCL Bloomsbury Studio. The opening session is a free-admission event.
The morning programme of the DDUK consists of a screening of a documentary on Dostoevsky’s life, and the premiere of a theatrical monologue Raskolnikov, especially created for our event, by the English actor Jonathan Curry.
The afternoon session will be at UCL-SSEES from 3.00-5 00 pm. It consists of a presentation about materials regarding Dostoevsky in UK libraries, focusing on Crime & Punishment by members of COSEELIS (Council for Slavonic and East European Library Services).
In December, to complement the inaugural Dostoevsky Day UK, Barbican cinema has created a special programme: Dostoevsky in Film, with the following screenings:
Sat 3 Dec 2.00pm Crime & Punishment (15) USSR 1970 Dir. Lev Kulidzhanov 200 min.
Sun 11 Dec 4.00pm The Gambler (PG) USSR 1973 Dir. Alexei Batalov 99 min.
Sun 18 Dec 2.00pm The Brothers Karamazov (15) USSR 1968 Dir. Ivan Pyrev 220 min.