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TitleProduction News from Royal National Theatre
Date15 January 2007
DescriptionPress release with following headlines: New plays by Joe Penhall, Ayub Khan-Din, Nicholas Wright, Matt Charman, Simon Stephens; and two new adaptations, of Powell/Pressburger's film 'A Matter of Life and Death,' and Michael Morpurgo's novel 'War Horse.' New productions of plays by Shaw, Pinter, Williams, Gorky, Coward, Shakespeare, Euripides, Victoria Benedictsson and Sophocles. Travelex's sponsorship of £10 Tickets continues for the fifth year: 170,000 tickets for six shows are still £10. Company includes Ben Chaplin, Anne-Marie Duff, Ralph Fiennes, Douglas Hodge, Tom Hollander, Alex Jennings, Rory Kinnear, Larry Lamb, Harish Patel, Simon Russell Beale, Meera Syal, Zoë Wanamaker. Directors include Richard Eyre, Katie Mitchell, Roger Michell, Emma Rice, Howard Davies, Sarah Frankcom, Marianne Elliott, Ian Rickson, Paul Miller, Tom Morris, Jonathan Kent. Work in development: a new project to be directed and performed by Akram Khan and Juliette Binoche. Beyond the South Bank: UK tours of 'The Seafarer,' 'Chatroom' & 'Citizenship,' and 'Rafta, Rafta…;' 'Happy Days' visits Paris and Madrid; 'Coram Boy' opens on Broadway. Sebastian Born becomes Associate Director (Literary); Purni Morell appointed Head of Studio; Philip Pullman and Neil MacGregor join the NT Board. Lists production sponsors, audio-described and sign language interpreted performances as well as the repertoire.
Extent1 digital item
SeriesPress Releases 2000-2009
PERF6777A Matter of Life and Death
PERF6860War Horse
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