Life in Stages
Life In Stages: Episode 3
Adrian Lester and Meera Syal share their experiences of forming acting careers at a time when they rarely saw people of colour in the industry, some thoughts on the empathy of storytelling, and memories of drama school.
Life in Stages is the National Theatre’s interview series profiling some of the biggest names in British theatre. Filmed on the empty Lyttelton stage, each episode features a pair of creatives reflecting on their stage careers, and revealing the funny, personal and poignant stories behind everything from their earliest theatre memory to their biggest professional highs and lows.
Life in Stages is produced by National Theatre and Wing.
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Life In Stages: Episode 4
Award-winning actors Bill Nighy, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Andrew Lincoln reunite 20 years on from starring together in Joe Penhall’s critically acclaimed Blue/Orange at the National Theatre (2000) and in much-loved film Love Actually (2003).
Life in Stages is the National Theatre’s interview series ...
Life In Stages: Episode 5
Old friends, actor Sophie Okonedo and director Dominic Cooke, open up about what it’s like to act and direct in some of the world's biggest theatres. They reflect on their lives in theatre, from drama school auditions to presidential compliments from the Obamas, when performing on Broadway in thi...
Life In Stages: Episode 6
Writer, poet and musician Kae Tempest gets together with Clint Dyer, Deputy Artistic Director of the National Theatre, to talk about the highs and lows of their careers in their Life in Stages.
Life in Stages is the National Theatre’s interview series profiling some of the biggest names in Briti...