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Rufus Norris: ‘We are living in an age of extreme selfishness’ | Stage | The Guardian

‘Everybody is fed up with their communities being broken apart’ … Rufus Norris, artistic director of the National Theatre. Photograph: Antonio Olmos for the Observer

Shocked by the Brexit vote, the director of the National Theatre embarked on an ambitious countrywide listening project. Rufus Norris explains how everyone from shepherds to shop workers shaped his new production

Source: Rufus Norris: ‘We are living in an age of extreme selfishness’ | Stage | The Guardian

4 comments on “Rufus Norris: ‘We are living in an age of extreme selfishness’ | Stage | The Guardian

  1. hitandrun1964
    02/28/2017

    I’m sick of being treated like an idiot by an insane government. not my president is as selfish as a living human can be.

  2. First Night Design
    02/28/2017

    Oh, yes. I’m finding it very difficult to keep hope in my heart.

  3. beetleypete
    03/01/2017

    I like the sound of this project, and I enjoyed reading that Norris was made aware of that ‘bubble’ that people like him had been living in. Moving from London to Norfolk made me all-too aware of that bubble. We need to travel more inside our own country, not just to a gite in Provence, or to a vineyard in Tuscany.
    A nation lost touch with itself, and that was the outcome.
    Best wishes, Pete. x

  4. First Night Design
    03/01/2017

    Well said, Pete. x

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