International Culture Arts Network (ICAN) presents Mickey B by Educational Shakespeare Company Belfast Friday 30th September 2011 1pm- 3pm School Screening 8pm- Evening Screening and debate

A screening of the award-winning feature length film based on Shakespeare's Macbeth and set in the fictional Burnam Prison. Mickey B tells the story of one prisoner's quest for power through betrayal, violence and murder and the insanity and death that results.

The film was shot in Northern Ireland's Naghaberry Prison and features 42 charachers played almost entirely be prisoners and prison staff. Mickey B was the winner of the 2008 Rodger Graef Award for outstanding Achievement in Film at the national Arthur Koestler awards for Arts in Prisons.

There will be a Q&A session after the school screening with Tom Magill (Writer/ Director) and Sam McClean (Duncan in Mickey B) and launch of ESC's education pack- Unlocking Shakespeare: A Set of Educational Keys

The Evening screening will be followed by a debate- 'Can prisoners become educational role models for youth and risk?' Featuring Professor Phil Scraton (Criminology QUB), Sean McGliney (Mayor of Limavady) and Sandra Kelso-Robb (CEO of Lloyds TSB Foundation NI)

This event is in partnership with the Educational Shakespeare Company.

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ICAN is a three year project which has been part-financed by the European Union's Regional Development fund through EU Programme for Peace and Reconciliation (Peace III) managed through Special EU Programmes Body.

Free. All are welcome

Performance Extras

To attend contact Elaine on (028)71268027 or email


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