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State of Play Is the playwright dead?

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First lecture in which Playwright David Edgar outlines the story of new writing in postwar British theatre and the growth of the anti-writer trend since the 1990s. This lecture was filmed in Oxford on 2nd February 2015. He also presents the case for the individual playwright (vigorously) but also discusses whether the primacy of the playwright is outdated and what playwrights can learn and have learnt from alternative playmaking methods.

First lecture in which Playwright David Edgar outlines the story of new writing in postwar British theatre and the growth of the anti-writer trend since the 1990s. This lecture was filmed in Oxford on 2nd February 2015. He also presents the case for the individual playwright (vigorously) but also discusses whether the primacy of the playwright is outdated and what playwrights can learn and have learnt from alternative playmaking methods.

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