Fiona Lindsay

VectorFiona Lindsay is a highly experienced Creative Producer, Interviewer and Coach. She is the co-founder of the world’s leading online Arts Education Platform Digital Theatre+ which reaches over 4 million students worldwide and created and produced over 500 hours of video content for over a decade.

As a founding member of the Royal Shakespeare’s Education Team, Fiona went on to establish, create and produce a year-round events programme. Her work with creative artists spans radio, film, live and online and she is regarded as one of the UK’s leading onstage conversation show hosts.

She has created and presented over ten critically acclaimed/pick of the day Radio programmes for the BBC, most recently an in-depth portrait of Rufus Norris, the Artistic Director of The National Theatre in London. Fiona is currently working closely with Netflix on a range of initiatives as well as with Fane and Tilted Sessions. With a screenplay, podcast series and live show in development for 2022, Fiona is passionate about storytelling and enabling artists to share their process and ensure that audiences feel immersed in unique, engaging and entertaining occasions.

One of the moderators at the first edition of our Festival, Fiona has continued to be part of the fabric of the Festival through coaching many of the interviewers on our stages, and returns to moderate again herself in 2022!
Events for Fiona Lindsay
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Benedict Allen: Adventure off the Grid

Benedict Allen: Adventure off the Grid

Date/Time: Sunday 5 February 2023 15:00-16:00Venue: Al Baraha III, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 26 
AED 60
From a perilous trek through the Namib Desert and along the Skeleton Coast – sol... Read More
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Brian Cox: Shakespeare, Success & Succession
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Brian Cox: Shakespeare, Success & Succession

Date/Time: Thursday 2 February 2023 20:00-21:00Venue: Al Riwaq II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 17 
AED 75 - AED 100 
Movie and theatre legend Brian Cox, best known for his role as media magnate Log... Read More
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Daring Debuts: Bonnie Garmus, Greg Mosse & Jo Browning Wroe

Daring Debuts: Bonnie Garmus, Greg Mosse & Jo Browning Wroe

Date/Time: Sunday 5 February 2023 18:30-19:30Venue: Al Baraha I, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 244 
AED 60
What is the perfect age to write a book? The answer, of course, is that it’s not... Read More
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David Walliams: Spaceboy
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David Walliams: Spaceboy

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 17:00-18:00Venue: Al Riwaq II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: English
Age: 7 +Session No: 58 
AED 75 - AED 90 
It’s 1960s America, and Ruth is obsessed with space. Join David Walliams to find... Read More
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Desert Stanzas
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Desert Stanzas

Date/Time: Wednesday 1 February 2023 19:00-21:30Venue: Desert Camp, Caravanserai, Exit 29, Jebel Ali, Lehbab Rd, Dubai
Language: MultilanguageSession No: 1 
AED 425 
The iconic Desert Stanzas returns this year! A night that marks the beginning of... Read More
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Fables Around the Fire: Ben Miller, Bolu Babalola, Budjette Tan, Dubai Abulhoul & Nicholas Jubber

Fables Around the Fire: Ben Miller, Bolu Babalola, Budjette Tan, Dubai Abulhoul & Nicholas Jubber

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 20:00-21:15Venue: MBRL Amphitheatre, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: EnglishSession No: 25 
AED 60
From the Dwarfs of Europe to Dwende of the Philippines, and from the Kings of A... Read More
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Jeffrey Archer : Do You Want to Write a Bestseller?

Jeffrey Archer : Do You Want to Write a Bestseller?

Date/Time: Sunday 5 February 2023 10:00-11:00Venue: Al Riwaq II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 61 
AED 60 - AED 75
When it comes to writing a bestselling novel, there is no better person to ask t... Read More
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Letters to Old Friends: Alexander McCall Smith, Faye Brann & Sudha Murty
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Letters to Old Friends: Alexander McCall Smith, Faye Brann & Sudha Murty

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 20:30-21:30Venue: Al Riwaq II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 63 
AED 60 
Who doesn’t miss receiving a letter in the post? There are some letters that we ... Read More
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