Playwright David Greig on his Damascus
30th July 2007
INTERVIEW: DAVID GREIG
The Scottish playwright talks to Dominic Cavendish about Damascus (Traverse), one of his three Edinburgh Festival plays this year, and about his other explorations of the imaginary borderlands between fact and fiction.
We have a problem with authenticity in British theatre. We value writing about what we know so we distrust writing about foreign characters.