The Snail House: Richard Eyre makes debut aged 79

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By Steve Dinneen During the Covid pandemic, one of the positive effects of people being locked in their homes was the release of pent-up creativity. For most this began and ended with attempts to make sourdough bread, but others were considerably more productive. For instance Richard Eyre, the former director of the National Theatre, returned to writing, and now, aged almost 80, and after a celebrated career directing other people‚Äôs work, he is for the first time bringing his own play to the stage. The Snail House is a state of the nation play, set in the aftermath of the pandemic and Brexit, …

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