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Interview: Mark Hadfield and Liz White on Jim Cartwright’s Road

Interview: Mark Hadfield and Liz White on Jim Cartwright’s Road

For more details about Road, please see the accompanying review.


The recent production of Jim Cartwrwight’s Road at the Royal Court made for unmissible viewing  – a blindingly relevant show that gives expression to the inhabitants of an unnamed northern road in Eighties Britain.

After seeing John Tiffany’s production, I sat down with actors Mark Hadfield and Liz White to find out more about the process that went into creating the show:

 

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Review: Road

Review: Road

There is an assumption that Road by Jim Cartwright would feel outdated. Its plot is so geographically and temporally specific that a play about the North East’s experience of the Thatcherite years could have gone the way of Look Back in Anger and feel irrelevant to a modern audience. Under John Tiffany’s direction, Road feels terrifyingly present, and still as necessary after over thirty years since its debut.
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News: Olivier Awards 2017 Round-Up

News: Olivier Awards 2017 Round-Up

Last night, on 9 April, the Royal Albert Hall played host to the biggest awards ceremony in the theatre calendar, the 41st Olivier Awards.

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