24 Nov 2015 - 24 Nov 2015

Almeida Questions

In Conversation: Richard Eyre and Rupert Goold

Tickets £7 (£5 concessions)

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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.

Dates & Tickets

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?


Additional information

Running time is one hour approx.