We’ve got a stonker of a brief for you! An exclusive Q&A with the critically acclaimed English playwright, theatre and film director Sir David Hare.
David will be joining us at IdeasTap HQ on Friday 13 July from 12.30 to 2pm to take questions and offer advice to 20 lucky IdeasTap members. If you’re a writer or director, don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity! To apply, just tell us the one question you’d love to ask David Hare – if we’re impressed, you could be putting it to the man himself.
Hosting the Q&A will be Steven Atkinson, Artistic Director of our partner HighTide Festival. HighTide discovers, produces and champions emerging playwrights and the Festival, which this year runs from 3 to 13 May 2012, in Halesworth, Suffolk, is one of the UK's leading theatre events. For more information about the festival, visit our HighTide partner page. HighTide are offering IdeasTap members reduced ticket prices and places on their Festival Bus which travels from London to Halesworth and back during the Festival weekends.
About David Hare
David Hare has been at the forefront of British theatre since writing his first full-length play Slag in 1970. He went on to become resident dramatist at the Royal Court Theatre (1970-71) and the Nottingham Playhouse (1973). In 1978, Hare’s play Plenty was produced at the National Theatre, and he was made Associate Director of the National Theatre in 1984.
Other work includes the film adaptations of The Reader (2008) and The Hours (2002) and the 2011 film Page Eight which he wrote and directed. Hare's awards include the BAFTA Award (1979), the New York Drama Critics Circle Award (1983) and the Olivier Award (1990). He was knighted in 1998.
This brief closes at 5pm on Friday 22 June and is open to IdeasTap members of all ages. If you have any technical queries, email email@example.com. Late entries will not be accepted under any circumstances, including technical issues – so make sure you don’t leave your application to the last minute.