in 21st-Century Drama, New Writing, Playwrights
21st December 2017
INTERVIEW: JAMES GRAHAM. James Graham, playwright of the moment, talks to Dominic Cavendish about his triple whammy of hits, Ink (Almeida, West End), Labour of Love (West End) and Quiz (Chichester, West End) as well as finding time to mull on his career and his imminent response to the Hull City of Culture. Quiz transfers to the Noel Coward Theatre from 31 March to 16 June 2018. The run of Ink closes at the Duke of York’s on 6 January 2018. The Culture, his response to Hull City of Culture, runs at Hull Truck from 26 January to 17 February 2018. Recorded in an office in Covent Garden, 4 December 2017.
“In an age of social media, and comment threads on news articles that are just explosions of anger, of people not talking to eachother, theatre provides one of the last refuges of reasonable conversation because it forces you into a reasonable mind-set”