David Hare on Playwriting, National Theatre 2011 Interview

David Hare on playwriting

Interview with David Hare about his career as a playwright. He offers advice to young writers and an insight into his technique, the source of inspiration and what drives him to continue writing.

Interview with David Hare about his career as a playwright. He offers advice to young writers and an insight into his technique, the source of inspiration and what drives him to continue writing.

 “The first person you have to get ‘right’ in a play is yourself…Yourself…meaning, from what point of view am I writing this play? Who is the person writing this play? Of what do they approve or disapprove? Or, do they not what to show their approval or disapproval at all? [Again:] Who is this person writing this play?”

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