in Directors, Political Theatre
17th October 2019
INTERVIEW: ALEXANDER ZELDIN. Following the final edition of his trilogy about the unseen hardships of austerity Britain, the rising writer-director Alexander Zeldin tells Dominic Cavendish about the changing shape of his work and his shift from experimentation to exactitude. En route, they examine the nature of the three plays that cemented Zeldin’s reputation and his particular process – Beyond Caring, Love and Faith, Hope and Charity – all of which played at the National Theatre over a five year stint. Recorded at the National Theatre on the 8th October 2019.
“I’m quite curious. I think curiosity is a form of bravery”