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Monday, September 27, 2021

Joe Penhall on Roger Michell: ‘His work blazed with a black wit and buoyant humanity’ by Joe Penhall

The playwright pays tribute to the director’s complex mind, sophistication and clairvoyant sense of what would work Michael Billington: ‘Michell brought the unexpected out of actors’ T…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:32AM
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Joe Penhall: 'Stephen Jeffreys soothed you through failure and cheered your success' by Joe Penhall

The work of his friend and fellow playwright, says Penhall, was warm, incisive, unassuming but clever – just like the man‘You’re not going to like me …” Thus began The Libertine, t…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:42PM
Monday, April 30, 2018

Violent strains: why music lies at the heart of human conflict | Joe Penhall by Joe Penhall

Gender politics and creative differences are explored in Joe Penhall’s drama about the record industry. He shares his journey through music psychologyWhen I was 11, I wrote to George Marti…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:06AM

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