Hare Writing Play On Financial Crisis For National Theatre

“Over the last five years, he has tackled the Iraq war, political party funding and railway privatisation. Now, David Hare is turning his attention to another weighty and pressing subject: the banking meltdown. The National Theatre’s director, Nicholas Hytner, approached the playwright in early April to write what the theatre calls ‘an urgent and immediate work’ investigating the cause and effect of the financial crisis.”