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theartsdesk Q&A: Theatre Producer Elyse Dodgson | reviews, news & interviews

theartsdesk Q&A: Theatre Producer Elyse Dodgson

theartsdesk Q&A: Theatre Producer Elyse Dodgson

The unsung heroine of new theatre in translation talks about her unique career

'I guess I was always going to get the job': The Royal Court's international producer Elyse Dodgson

The Royal Court Theatre is a leader in new British drama writing. It also has an international programme like few others in the arts, anywhere. At the theatre, Elyse Dodgson heads up readings, workshops (in London and abroad), exchanges and writers’ residencies which might suggest a team of 15 or so. In fact there are just two others in the department. Her largely unsung influence on how London audiences and critics get to know what’s going on in theatre around the world has, for over two decades, been incalculable.

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