24 Hour Plays, Old Vic Theatre London, 2004

Scope and Content

Folder contains the following:

  • 24 Hour Plays programme, dated 2004.
  • Programme insert, dated 2004.
  • Black and white photograph of entire team. Rourke can be seen standing in the third row from the front, fifth from left. The Old Vic's Artistic Director, Kevin Spacey, is sitting in the front row, centre. Dated 2004.
  • Colour photograph of team, with note attached. Rourke can be seen in the back row, eighth from left. Dated 2006.
  • Colour photograph of entire team, undated.
  • List of cast and crew, undated.
  • Section of script, undated.

This production played on 6 June 2004.

Administrative / Biographical History

As part of the Old Vic New Voices programme, the Old Vic hosts this gala event once a year as a showcase for emerging theatrical talent. Fifty producers, directors, writers and authors are challenged to create, rehearse and perform new works within just 24 hours.

Rourke directed a piece written by the Scottish playwright and director Anthony Neilson, entitled Dead Hand , whose performers included Benedict Cumberbatch and Janet McTeer.

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