Lindsay Posner, director, on staging Simon Gray’s Butley

25th June 2011



The director talks about his current West End revival of the late Simon Gray’s Butley. Dominic Cavendish quizzes. Recorded: 25 June 2011.

It’s dangerous to get into biographical detail – the play’s the play. I really believe that. I do respect writers when they say it has nothing to do with me – of course ‘I can only write what I know and what  I am’ – but one has to divorce that from the person who wrote it.