Robin Soans discusses celebrity casualties and verbatim drama

19th September 2007



The actor and writer talks to Philip Fisher about his verbatim theatre piece, Life after Scandal, at the Hampstead Theatre. Celebrities discussed include Neil and Christine Hamilton, Charles and Diana Ingram, Jonathan Aitken and Edwina Currie. Plus: Soans’ acting career and the birth of ‘in-yer-face’ theatre…

People tend to think verbatim theatre should be strictly regulated, but it’s not a restricted form, it’s malleable.