17 Jul 2017 - 17 Jul 2017

In Conversation

Rupert Goold & James Graham

£7 (£5 concessions)
Free to those aged 25 and under

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History might be full of drama – but what makes a good play?

Following their recent collaboration on Ink, Almeida’s Artistic Director Rupert Goold and political playwright James Graham discuss staging the real world and stories worth telling.  


Dates & Tickets

Mon 17 Jul 6pm

Free to those aged 25 and under. Enter the promo code UNDER25 when booking. 

Rupert is Artistic Director of the Almeida Theatre.

He was previously Artistic Director of Headlong Theatre Company, Associate Director at the Royal Shakespeare Company and Artistic Director of Northampton Theatres.

For the Almeida: Ink; Richard III (also Almeida Live Broadcast); Medea; The Merchant of Venice (also RSC); King Charles III (also West End); American Psycho: A new musical thriller (also Broadway); The Last Days of Judas Iscariot.

Theatre includes: The Effect; Earthquakes in London (Headlong / National Theatre); Time and the Conways (National Theatre); The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Three Sixty / Kensington Gardens); Romeo and Juliet; The Tempest; Speaking Like Magpies (RSC); ENRON (Headlong / Chichester Festival Theatre / Royal Court / West End / Broadway); Oliver!; The Glass Menagerie; Art; Speed-the-Plow (West End); King Lear (Headlong / Liverpool Everyman / Young Vic); No Man’s Land (Gate Theatre, Dublin / West End); Six Characters in Search of an Author (Headlong / Chichester Festival Theatre / Bristol Old Vic / West End); Macbeth (Brooklyn Academy of Music / Lyceum Theater / Broadway); Faustus; Restoration; Paradise Lost (Headlong); Hamlet; Summer Lightning; Insignificance; Paradise Lost; Waiting for Godot; The Weir; Betrayal (Theatre Royal, Northampton); Othello (Theatre Royal, Northampton / Greenwich Theatre); Scaramouche (Salisbury Playhouse / Australia, New Zealand, Canada tour); The Wind in the Willows; Privates on Parade (New Vic Theatre); Gone to LA (Hampstead Theatre); Broken Glass (Watford Palace Theatre); Habeus Corpus; Summer Lighting; Dancing at Lughnasa (Salisbury Playhouse); The Colonel Bird (Gate Theatre); Brand (NT Studio); Romeo and Juliet (Greenwich Theatre); The End of the Affair (Bridewell Theatre).

Opera includes: Turandot; On Thee We Feed (English National Opera); Le Comte Ory (Garsington Opera); Gli Equivoci; Il Pomo D’Oro (Batignano Opera Festival).

Film includes: Richard II; Macbeth.

Television includes: King Charles III.

As Writer and Director, film includes: True Story.

Rupert has twice been the recipient of the Laurence Olivier, Critics’ Circle and Evening Standard awards for Best Director.