On Naturalism

What is naturalism? How did it develop? And is it still a viable way to make theatre?

Journalist Andrew Haydon, academic Dan Rebellato and playwright David Eldridge discuss the characteristics of the 19th-century movement in European theatre, whether EastEnders fits the category, and the challenges of staging “round plays in square rooms.

Listen: On Naturalism


Almeida Questions is an eclectic programme of pre-show discussions which consider some of the questions raised by the work on our stage. In each discussion, invited panellists dig into the key issues and ideas emerging from the show.

Find out more at almeida.co.uk/almeida-questions

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