James Graham

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Playwright James Graham: ‘Was I too easy on Dominic Cummings? I go back and forth’
He has written powerful dramas about the likes of Rupert Murdoch and Dominic Cummings. The playwright explains why he’s now tackling 11 vitriolic TV debates that gripped America

Dorian Lynskey

15, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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He played Martin Luther King. Next up: a fiery white rightwinger
David Harewood cast as William Buckley in James Graham’s new play of fiery 1968 debates with Gore Vidal

Vanessa Thorpe

31, Oct, 2021 @8:15 AM

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Battle station: the celebrity podcast that explains modern warfare
Carey Mulligan on Syria, playwright James Graham on the Troubles … the Imperial War Museums’ new podcast brings celebrities and experts together to understand recent armed struggles

Antonia Cundy

25, May, 2021 @3:26 PM

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Young Vic to livestream all future productions, says artistic director
Kwame Kwei-Armah says theatre can never go back to being something that can only be experienced by physically being there

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

06, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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How actors' love of a humble origin story may worsen the arts' class crisis
Middle-class actors more likely than others to misidentify as working-class, study shows

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

22, Jan, 2021 @3:02 PM

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James Graham reveals Covid crisis accelerated Elton John musical collaboration
Writer says singer’s cancelled farewell tour resulted in ‘real progress’ on stage project

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

31, Dec, 2020 @1:12 PM

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James Graham on his uplifting 2020 musical: 'We want to look forward'
The playwright has collaborated with the Guardian and the National Theatre on a new short film, We Begin Again, looking back at – and beyond – this turbulent year

Lanre Bakare

17, Dec, 2020 @12:06 PM

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The week in theatre: Bubble; Adam Kay: This Is Going to Hurt; Nine Lives – review
Opposites attract in James Graham’s typically astute new two-hander; Adam Kay’s surgical wit lights up the West End; and an asylum story with style

Susannah Clapp

01, Nov, 2020 @10:30 AM

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Bubble review – tetchy, tender tale of love under lockdown
In James Graham’s Covid romcom, a couple who have just met decide to quarantine together, while in a parallel narrative they face isolation alone

Arifa Akbar

25, Oct, 2020 @1:48 PM

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Arts organisations across England to receive £257m survival fund
Over 1,300 theatres, museums, orchestras and music venues to receive lifeline for next six months

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

11, Oct, 2020 @11:01 PM

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Theatre Royal Plymouth proposes cutting entire creative team
Critics say redundancy proposal ‘unfathomable’ and could damage future of theatre in the south-west

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

23, Jul, 2020 @5:43 PM

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‘We had illicit snogs backstage!’ Love letters to theatres
Kerry Godliman, Genevieve Barr, James Graham and more share memories of the theatres that changed their lives

Compiled by Chris Wiegand

21, Jul, 2020 @12:00 PM

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