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David Hare

Directors have too much control about how plays are staged, playwright David Hare has said. Hare argued the balance of influence between playwrights and directors...

David Hare will be given this year's Gielgud award for excellence in the dramatic arts at the 2017 UK Theatre Awards. The playwright, whose most...

Playwrights David Hare and Howard Brenton have criticised the cut made to Hampstead Theatre's funding, claiming it is being victimised for its success. Last week,...

Kristin Scott Thomas, Meera Syal and Steffan Rhodri are among actors starring in a new series of short films about Brexit. A collaboration between theatre...

Contemporary reboots of the great works of world theatre aim to ‘reclaim them for our time’. But is something being lost along the way? There is...

Apart from passing references to Yellow Pages and the Thatcherite poll tax, David Hare’s emotionally affecting 1995 play, Skylight, hasn’t dated one bit, or...

The role, relevance and respect for the classics in British theatre has been thrown into the spotlight twice in the past few weeks. Guardian chief...

"There will be days and days and days like this”, are the famous closing words of Plenty, David Hare's 1978 play. Since then, he...

Jealousy runs through David Hare’s adaptation of Le Main, a little known psychological thriller by Georges Simenon – the creator of Maigret – like...
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