Marianne Elliott and Simon Stephens on Port

Platforms: Marianne Elliott

Marianne Elliott and Simon Stephens on Port

The director, Marianne Elliott, and playwright, Simon Stephens, discuss the new production of Port with Rachel Cooke.

After the Platform, Simon Stephens will be signing copies of the playtexts of Port and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

Thu 7 Feb 2013, 6pm

Tickets £4 (£3 concessions)

 A recording of this Platform is available as a podcast from the National Theatre collection on iTunes and SoundCloud.

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