Tickets £7 (£5 concessions)
What is the role of an artistic director?
Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold in conversation with Sir Richard Eyre about the joys and challenges of artistic leadership; about balancing directing shows with directing an artistic programme; and about how theatre has evolved since Richard's legendary time at the National Theatre.
Tue 24 Nov 6pm
Almeida Theatre Auditorium
Richard was Director of the National Theatre from 1988–1997. He has received numerous major awards; he was knighted in 1997 and was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2011.
For the Almeida: Little Eyolf; Ghosts; The Dark Earth and the Light Sky; Hedda Gabler; The Judas Kiss; The Novice.
Theatre includes: Hamlet; Kafka’s Dick; Edmond (Royal Court); Comedians; Guys and Dolls; The Government Inspector; The Changeling; The Voysey Inheritance; Racing Demon; Richard III; The Night of the Iguana; The White Chameleon; Napoli Milionaria; Sweet Bird of Youth; The Invention of Love; The Absence of War; John Gabriel Borkman; King Lear; Vincent in Brixton; The Reporter; The Observer; Welcome to Thebes, Liolà (National Theatre); A Flea in Her Ear (Old Vic); The Last of the Duchess (Hampstead Theatre); The Crucible (Broadway); Skylight; Amy’s View; Mary Poppins; Private Lives (West End / Broadway); Quartermaine’s Terms; The Pajama Game (West End); Mr Foote’s Other Leg (Hampstead Theatre / West End).
Opera includes: La Traviata (Royal Opera House); Carmen; Werther, Le Nozze di Figaro (Metropolitan Opera); Manon Lescaut (Baden-Baden Festspielhaus).
Television includes: The Insurance Man; Country; Tumbledown; Suddenly Last Summer; Changing Stages; Henry IV, Parts I & II; The Dresser.
Film includes: The Ploughman’s Lunch; Iris; Stage Beauty; Notes on a Scandal; The Other Man.
Richard is the author of Utopia and Other Places, National Service, Talking Theatre and What Do I Know?
Running time is one hour approx.