James Graham

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The week in TV: The Undeclared War; Aids: The Unheard Tapes; Sherwood; Only Murders in the Building and more
Coders fight to save Britain in Peter Kosminsky’s masterly cyberdrama; lip-synced Aids testimonies hit home; and James Graham’s Sherwood draws to a thrilling close

Barbara Ellen

03, Jul, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Go on, gizza play: Boys from the Blackstuff lives again – on stage
Alan Bleasdale works with Sherwood creator James Graham to revisit TV masterpiece

Vanessa Thorpe

02, Jul, 2022 @1:00 PM

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The week in TV: Sherwood; The Lazarus Project; Grenfell: Five Years, Five Stories; God’s Favorite Idiot
A stellar cast shines in James Graham’s gripping miners’ strike mystery; Paapa Essiedu goes time-travelling to save the world

Barbara Ellen

19, Jun, 2022 @8:30 AM

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‘The police were terrified’: Sherwood, the TV drama about strikers, scabs, miners and murder
The 1980s miners’ strike made foes of friends and families. Could it have bred killers? Writer James Graham reveals how his harrowing new six-parter drew on unforgettable events from his Nottinghamshire childhood

Mark Lawson

30, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Is Jerusalem the play of the century? Top playwrights give their verdicts
As Mark Rylance returns to the West End stage as the rambunctious Rooster in Jez Butterworth’s shaggy state-of-the-nation play, six writers consider its power and legacy

Interviews by Andrew Dickson

04, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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What links a US TV televangelist to Frank Sidebottom and Rupert Murdoch?
From Jessica Chastain’s new biopic to a James Graham play, take a dive down the rabbit hole with Tammy Faye Bakker

Larry Ryan

05, Feb, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Best of Enemies review – James Graham’s superb study of media and politics
David Harewood and Charles Edwards go head-to-head as William F Buckley Jr and Gore Vidal respectively in an enthralling play based on a 1968 TV debate

Mark Lawson

10, Dec, 2021 @1:58 PM

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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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