Over the last decade, it’s been hard to ignore the meteoric rise of James Graham. Through his care in presenting the historical and political facts, and the human side to well-known real-life characters we love to loathe, the audience is allowed to make up their own mind without having morals forced upon them. This autumn, Graham will have two new plays running in the West End, including his Rupert Murdoch play Ink. But just how did he become one of Britain's most important playwrights?
I can't remember the last time a young British playwright had not one but two news plays running side-by-side on the same London theatre street, but that's the singular achievement of James Graham, who is not yet 35 years old, and whose play Ink has newly transferred to the Duke of York's. His even newer play Labour of Love is set to begin its world premiere run, direct into the West End's... Read more