Michael Billington on the state of the nation

23rd November 2007

 

INTERVIEW: MICHAEL BILLINGTON

The venerated Guardian theatre critic talks to Aleks Sierz about the lifetime of reviewing packed into his newly published survey of British post-war theatre, State of the Nation (Faber and Faber). Substantial excerpt.

The more plays I read, the more I was struck by this notion of theatre as a mirror of the nation.

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