Posts Tagged ‘Richard Twyman’

There is an lovely, long interview with Jonathan Slinger, currently appearing in “Yes Prime Minister” at the Gielgud Theatre in London, on the Official London Theatre’s website http://www.officiallondontheatre.co.uk/. I wonder what and where his “return to the dark form” will be; we can only keep our fingers crossed! Richard Twyman, the Associate Director on the Histories and director of Henry IV Part 2, has moved up the road from the arches under Waterloo Station to the National Theatre, where he is the Associate Director to Sir Peter Hall on the production of “Twelfth Night”.

Geraldine Caulfield

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Richard, who was the associate director on the Histories and directed Henry IV Part II,  has directed a show called Ditch to be presented in The Old Vic Tunnels (under Waterloo Station), Station Approach Road, London SE1 7XB from 13 May to 26 June 2010.

Set in Britain in the near future when much of the country is underwater and the government has been reduced to a group of fascist strongmen, the men patrol the moors for illegals in a rural outpost of the state. As their numbers dwindle, they struggle to retain a semblance of civilisation in the face of the inevitable onset of global war.

For more information and to book go to: http://www.hightide.org.uk/productions/season-2010/ditch/

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