Charles Edwards, Olivia Williams, Roger Michell and Michael Elwyn discuss the history and context of Harley Granville Barker’s play Waste.
‘Sex, sleaze and hypocrisy. A very stylish production.’
Famously banned by the censors when it was first written, Harley Granville Barker’s controversial masterpiece gathers a large ensemble to expose a cut-throat, cynical world of sex, sleaze and suicide amongst the political elite of 1920s England.
Playing until 19 March
Find out more: nationaltheatre.org.uk/shows/waste