Mike Bartlett on Earthquakes in London
in New Writing, Playwrights, Site Specific
19th July 2010
INTERVIEW: MIKE BARTLETT
A series of extracts from a conversation with Dominic Cavendish about Earthquakes in London (Headlong), the playwright’s debut hit at the National Theatre, in which he talks about climate change, the Baby Boomer generation and why Coldplay shouldn’t be given the cold shoulder in the theatre.
We actually want to do things without a constant contextualisation in the past, a constant sense of “You’re doing what we did, but slightly worse.”