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David Thacker

Director David Thacker discusses his close friendship and working relationship with Arthur Miller, especially on the script for Broken Glass for its British premiere in 1994.

British director David Thacker writes about his close friendship and working relationship with Arthur Miller. He reflects particularly on working with Miller on the script for 'Broken Glass' for its British premiere in 1994.

Playwrights, directors and an actor, reflect on what Arthur Miller's work means to them and describe their personal connection with the playwright and his work.

In modern stage classics such as The Crucible, A View From the Bridge, All My Sons and Death of a Salesman, Miller located life's social, political and even metaphysical issues in the lives of ordinary people. He engaged with his times, and was attuned to the tremors of his culture. He stood up to be counted and was an ardent advocate for writers' freedom of expression. Drawing on examples across a range of Miller's roles and plays.

Producer: Caroline Hughes
A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 3.

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