Anna Ziegler discusses her hit play Photograph 51

20th September 2015

Anna Ziegler by Marc Brenner
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INTERVIEW: ANNA ZIEGLER. The American playwright, in London to attend the West End premiere of her play about the British scientist Rosalind Franklin, whose X-ray photography was instrumental in the discovery of the structure of DNA, talks to Heather Neill about her breakthrough hit, starring Nicole Kidman and directed by Michael Grandage. Recorded at the Noel Coward Theatre on Sept 17.

“I was taken by the metaphor of the double helix. We have a story of these two pairs: one that worked together and one that did not”.

Nicole Kidman (Rosalind Franklin) and the company of Photograph 51 by Johan Persson

Nicole Kidman (Rosalind Franklin) and the company of Photograph 51 by Johan Persson

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