Richard Eyre is a theatre director, writer and former Artistic Director of the National Theatre (a position he held from 1988 to 1997). He worked for ten years in regional theatre in Leicester, Edinburgh and Nottingham, and then became producer of BBC TV’s Play for Today. In London his theatre work as adapter includes his versions of Jennifer Dawson’s novel The Ha Ha, Sartre’s Les Mains Sales, Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler and Ghosts at the Almeida Theatre and the West End. He has also worked to great acclaim in the worlds of Opera, Film and Television.
He has received many awards for theatre, television and film, was knighted in 1997, and became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2011.
Sir Richard will be interviewed by Matthew Stadlen.
Presented in association with Clive Conway Productions
|Thursday - 26th March||1:00 PM|
A programme of free events, including our lunchtime concerts, will be announced over the coming months.