Charles Saatchi: Is the theatre clapped out?

“Although over the years I have seen dozens of plays that were entirely thrilling, mostly now, the moment the curtains open, I fall quickly asleep.” – Charles Saatchi

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Charles Saatchi re-lives his glorious performance as First Witch in his school’s production of Macbeth as he examines the position of the Theatre in the 21st century. Are the standards of contemporary playwrights up to scratch, or has the development of TV and Film over the past 60 years been to blame?

 

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