Temi sits down with Ben Weatherill who talks about his journey from being the Literary Manager at the Old Red Lion Theatre, all the way to having his play, Jellyfish, transferred to the National Theatre. Ben’s plays have also been shown at the Curve Theatre, and the Finborough Theatre.
In this episode, Ben talks candidly about writing characters that are real and how he tackles topics that make audiences’ change their minds. The discussion also ranges from what Ben did as a day job to what he does to tackle the blank page. This is an insightful conversation that explores Ben’s process as an exciting playwright.
To know more about Ben Wetherill’s’ play, Jellyfish, you can read about it here: https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/shows/jellyfish
This episode was produced by Jane Ryan and edited by Kasra Firouzyar.