Lucy Kirkwood

12th July 2019

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INTERVIEW: LUCY KIRKWOOD. Following Chimerica’s outing as a Channel 4 miniseries, British playwright Lucy Kirkwood talks to Dominic Cavendish about adapting her hit stage play for the small screen. They discuss the relationship between the two media, looking back at her start as a writer on the teen-drama Skins and unpick the way stories sit onstage and on screen. Recorded on 13 May 2019 at Channel 4.

“Theatre is an arena that is, I think, gloriously protected from the profit imperative. It continues to make space for disobedient and unusual voices”