News updates for this week:
(added 7 October): Daniel Mays and Leo Bill will be starring in a new BBC Radio play by Jonny O’Neill called “Community Service.” This new radio play is adapted from O’Neill’s stage play of the same name and is set in Bows Magistrate’s Court. It gives a look at life in Modern-day East London. As always, we will have more updates on this exciting new project nearer to transmission time.
– The Red Lion production ended at The National Theatre last week. Congratulations to Daniel Mays, Calvin Demba, and Peter Wight on a fantastic run.
– The Guardian + National Theatre Debates:
The National Theatre and The Guardian come together for a brand new series of current-affairs panel discussions, inspired by plays from the current repertoire and featuring Guardian and Observer journalists:
The Red Lion: The Future of Football
Saturday 28 November
Tackling corruption, globalisation, and inequality in the struggle for the soul of the beautiful game. Football’s biggest issues, explored by David Conn, chaired by Evan Davis.
Tickets are on sale to NT members now and open to the general public later this week.
– LA Productions amazing production of Common has been nominated for an international Emmy award for best tv movie/miniseries. The awards ceremony is 23 November in New York City. Congratulations and best of luck to all involved!
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