'Theatre, partly for traditional reasons, is still the place where the text starts everything off and the text is what one is trying to honour... [that's why] young writers still want to write for the British theatre.'You can watch the entire interview on the BBC iPlayer (until Sunday 10th January 2010).
Sunday, January 03, 2010
Guild member Sir Tom Stoppard was interviewed by Andrew Marr on BBC One this morning. Here's his analysis of the continuing significance of theatre in this country: