Like fine wine, creatives improve with age

Like fine wine, creatives improve with age

A few weeks ago I attended an event at the National Theatre, where the legendary director Peter Brook was in conversation with arts journalist Mark Lawson. Brook is ninety-four years old now, but is as busy as ever: the talk was to promote his new book, Playing by...
Like fine wine, creatives improve with age

The Perfect Show is as Long as a Piece of String

Years ago, I worked as an usher at the Royal Court Theatre. During my time there I was lucky enough to be around some truly amazing productions, but there was one premiere I remember all of the ushers particularly loving: Far Away by Caryl Churchill. It’s a powerful,...
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