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.