Theatre Uncut revives the drama of protest
in Edinburgh Festival and Fringe, London Fringe, New Writing
11th July 2011
INTERVIEW: LIBBY BRODIE and HANNAH PRICE
The producer and artistic director of Theatre Uncut, an ambitious nationwide project which staged several short plays as a protest against the Coalition government’s spending cut, with the flagship event being at the Southwark Playhouse, London, on 16-19 March, talk to Carole Woddis. Playwrights involved include Dennis Kelly, Lucy Kirkwood, Laura Lomas, David Greig, Anders Lustgarten, Mark Ravenhill, Jack Thorne and Clara Brennan. Recorded: 4 July 2011.
It was all done on less than a shoestring. We relied on the writers donating their scripts for free, and these were put on the internet, and the crew were so supportive too.