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Professional Lives with Toby Jones

21 November 2017

On Thursday 9 November students from the Drama Department were treated to an inspirational Q&A with actor and University of Manchester graduate, Toby Jones. The event was part of the 'Professional Lives' series, preparing students for their future careers.

Toby Jones Q and A

The Q&A was hosted by third year Drama student and Chair of the University of Manchester Drama Society Marina Jenkins who introduced Toby and summarised his career highlights, which include Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy and The Hunger Games.

Toby, who studied Drama at The University of Manchester from 1986 to 1989, described what it was like studying in the department 30 years ago and some of the changes for students since his time.

The event took place in the John Thaw Studio Theatre with a packed audience of enthusiastic students.

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