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Sir David Hare, perhaps the most famous living British Playwright, will talk on a subject he has chosen for us: "Putting Words into their Mouths. A life in Film and the Theatre. "
A great opportunity to hear Sir David in an intimate venue and ask questions afterwards.
NB: Seat limited to a total of 100 including these on line. - Any seats not sold in advance on line or in the library will be at £10.00 on the door if available.
Sire David Hare:
On the West End, he had his greatest success with the plays Plenty, which he adapted into a film starring Meryl Streep in 1985, Racing Demon (1990),Skylight (1997), and Amy's View (1998). The four plays ran on Broadway in 1982-83, 1996, 1998 and 1999 respectively, earning Hare three Tony Award nominations for Best Play for the first three and two Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play. Other notable projects on stage include A Map of the World, Pravda, Murmuring Judges, The Absence of War and The Vertical Hour. He wrote screenplays for the film Wetherby and the BBC drama Page Eight (2011).
Skylight has recently been revived in the West End and he has also adapted the book Behind the Beautiful Forevers for the stage of the National Theatre.
Sir David Hare has also enjoyed great success with films, receiving two Academy Award nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay for writing The Hours in 2002, based on the novel written by Michael Cunningham, and The Reader in 2008, based on the novel of the same name written by Bernhard Schlink.
He has received two Academy Award nominations, three Golden Globe Award nominations, three Tony Award nominations and has won a BAFTA Award, a Writers Guild of America Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and two Laurence Olivier Awards. He has also been awarded several critics' awards such as the New York Drama Critics Circle Award, and received the Golden Bear in 1985. He was knighted in 1998.