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Monday, June 19, 2017

Time to Leave, a new play by David Hare – read the script by David Hare

Like everyone else she knows, Eleanor voted leave. She knew she wouldn’t really get her country back but why hasn’t the result made her happier? Eleanor Shaw is in her 50s, well-spoken, …

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Friday, June 9, 2017

David Hare – can the Labour party find its voice? by David Hare

It’s 22 years since the playwright’s chronicle of an election-losing Labour leader, The Absence of War, premiered at the Olivier theatre. On the eve of its revival he calls for the party…

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Saturday, December 3, 2016

David Hare: how I learned to love adaptation by David Hare

Ibsen wanted his plays to be continually updated after his death. As his new version of The Master Builder opens, Hare reflects on the pain and pleasure of adaptation – and what he learned…

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Thursday, October 27, 2016

Howard Davies obituary by David Hare

Theatre director most admired by playwrights and seen as the master of 20th-century repertoryIn June 2007, the Guardian critic Michael Billington was asked to name the best theatre director …

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Sunday, September 25, 2016

David Hare: the genius of Georges Simenon by David Hare

As he brings one of the crime writer’s novels to the National stage, David Hare reveals why he loves the pithy, power-obsessed creator of MaigretLike many bookish children, I grew up consu…

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Saturday, January 23, 2016

David Hare: how I learned to love adaptation by David Hare

Ibsen wanted his plays to be continually updated after his death. As his new version of The Master Builder opens, Hare reflects on the pain and pleasure of adaptation – and what he learned…

Linked From The Guardian at 06:07AM
Monday, October 5, 2015

David Hare on Young Chekhov: 'thrilling sunbursts of anger and romanticism' by David Hare

The early works of the great Russian playwright receive less attention than The Cherry Orchard and Uncle Vanya. But these direct, risky plays remain vital – and The Seagull is perfection I…

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Sunday, September 6, 2015

On my radar: David Hare’s cultural highlights by David Hare

The playwright and screenwriter on his ideal festival, American revolution musical Hamilton, and box setting clever with BorgenDavid Hare was born in Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex. After study…

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Monday, May 25, 2015

Stop treating actors with contempt by David Hare

From Sarah Bernhardt to Angelina Jolie, actors who engage with public events or express a personal opinion are ridiculed. It's time they were given the respect they deserve, argues David Hare

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Friday, January 30, 2015

David Hare: can the Labour party find its voice? by David Hare

It’s 22 years since the playwright’s chronicle of an election-losing Labour leader, The Absence of War, premiered at the Olivier theatre. On the eve of its revival he calls for the party…

Linked From The Guardian at 09:00AM
Monday, April 1, 2013

David Hare on Hayden Griffin: 'He made great directional spaces for gifted players to shine in' by David Hare

When the feted stage designer Maria Björnson was asked to do the decor for a revival of Plenty with Cate Blanchett in the West End in 1999, she admitted to me there was little she could do …

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Friday, March 29, 2013

David Hare on Richard Griffiths: Effortlessly breezy, impenetrably dark by David Hare

One of the most winning aspects of the Almeida theatre, as run in the 1990s by a couple of actors, Jonathan Kent and Ian McDiarmid, was their determination to take up the cause of certain fe…

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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Terence Rattigan and a theatre of cultural reaction | David Hare by David Hare

Turning Terence Rattigan into a martyr smacks of the wheedling Tory tone of self-righteous privilegeOf course, you must expect it: in rightwing times, rightwing art flourishes. In the London…

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