Trevor Griffiths on Comedians

3rd October 2009

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The political playwright tells Aleks Sierz about the revival of his 1975 play, Comedians (currently at the Lyric, Hammersmith), which is about an evening class of working lads who are learning to be comics. Recorded at Shakespeare’s Globe.

When I first conceived of the play I didn’t reckon with the emergence of this strange, anarchic, graceful, witty, damaged person: Gethin Price!