Listen again:It’s all in the telling

Listen again to Mark Hayhurst, Kate Wheeler and Rib Davis discuss historic drama and archives as a source of inspiration; chaired by Kate Mosse.

Why do some stories fall out of history? What makes them so fascinating to theatre makers and audiences? Pass It On brings together a panel from the worlds of theatre, heritage and oral history to explore these themes.

Listen again to Mark Hayhurst, writer of Taken at Midnight presented in the Minerva Theatre in autumn 2014, discuss the process of creating drama inspired by history alongside Kate Wheeler of Archiving the Arts at the National Archives and Rib Davis, oral historian and playwrite. The event was chaired by writer and Chichester Festival Theatre biographer, Kate Mosse.

Recorded in the Minerva Theatre on 07th October 2014.

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