Playwright Jonathan Harvey on his gay epic

12th April 2010



The playwright talks to Aleks Sierz about his latest play, Canary, an epic which charts gay history over 50 years, in an ambitious co-production between the Liverpool Playhouse, Hampstead Theatre and the English Touring Theatre. Recorded at the ETT.

Historically, gay people don’t have children to pass stories down to, so what happens to those stories when you’re dead and don’t have kids?