Matthew Dunster on writing, directing and acting

24th March 2009 Comment·

in Directors, New Writing, Shakespeare and Renaissance Drama



The playwright, director and actor talks to Philip Fisher about the return to the Young Vic of his 2008 play, You Can See the Hills (Royal Exchange, Manchester), and his Globe productions of Troilus and Cressida and Che Walker’s The Frontline (which also returns to the open air this summer).

I wanted to write about sex and violence, but it was really an emotional response to the way young people get written off.

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faye mcdonald November 29, 2011 at 1:07 pm

Hi Matthew, I am a young fresh actress who has just finished drama school. I am really interested in theatre in Liverpool and seen that you were directing in Liverpool’s Playhouse theatre later on this year. Have you any advice on the best way for me to get auditions for any theatre productions in my home town. I would really appreciate your advice as I think your work is amazing!

Hope you can help, Many thanks,

Faye Mcdonald


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