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Welcome to our collection of conversations recorded live from the National Theatre stages, including interviews with actors, directors and playwrights.

NT Talks National Theatre

    • Performing Arts

Welcome to our collection of conversations recorded live from the National Theatre stages, including interviews with actors, directors and playwrights.

    Director Rufus Norris and Adapter Helen Edmundson on Small Island

    Director Rufus Norris and Adapter Helen Edmundson on Small Island

    Director Rufus Norris and Adapter Helen Edmundson reflect on their production of Small Island. Chaired by Brenda Emmanus.

    • 28 min
    A Conversation with Peter Brook

    A Conversation with Peter Brook

    Join legendary theatre-maker Peter Brook (‘our greatest living director’, Independent) as he speaks to Mark Lawson to discuss his new book Playing by Ear: Reflections on Music and Sound, which explores the role of music in the theatre and revisits some of the best-known productions from his long and distinguished career.

    • 28 min
    Director Simon Godwin and Writer Simon Woods on Hansard

    Director Simon Godwin and Writer Simon Woods on Hansard

    Director Simon Godwin (Antony & Cleopatra, Man + Superman) and writer Simon Woods reflect on their new production of Hansard

    • 22 min
    Creating and Performing Peter Gynt (Part Two): David Hare and Jonathan Kent

    Creating and Performing Peter Gynt (Part Two): David Hare and Jonathan Kent

    David Hare and Jonathan Kent (the partnership behind Young Chekhov) speak about the processes of making their new production. Hosted by Georgina Godwin

    • 29 min
    Creating and Performing Peter Gynt (Part One): James McArdle

    Creating and Performing Peter Gynt (Part One): James McArdle

    James McArdle (Platonov, Angels in America) reflects on the challenges and rewards of creating and playing Peter Gynt. Hosted by Georgina Godwin.

    • 32 min
    Polly Findlay on Rutherford and Son

    Polly Findlay on Rutherford and Son

    Director Polly Findlay (Beginning, As You Like It, Treasure Island) discusses her new production of Rutherford and Son with Fiona Mountford.

    • 31 min

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