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Burning Issues


  • Playwright

    Ron Hutchinson 

  • Synopsis

    Mallowan is a living legend: a moral and literary giant. The anticipated publication of his journals promises to be one of the major events of the year. However, the journals reveal more about their most profitable author than the publishers want anyone to discover. Can they or should they publish?

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    25 April 2000

  • Production Notes

    Produced by arrangement with Michael Codron.
  • Producer

    Produced by Hampstead Theatre

  • Original Venue

    Hampstead Theatre

Original Cast  
Mallowan Kenneth Colley
Watkins William Chubb
Neil John Gordon-Sinclair
Jessica Miranda Pleasence
Richter Rob Spendlove
Hazeldene Andrew Woodall
Production Team  
Director Denis Lawson
Designer Anthony Ward
Lighting Howard Harrison
Sound Steve Brown

Published Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Judy Daish, Judy Daish Associates Ltd

  • Address

    2 St Charles Place
    London W10 6EG

  • Phone

    +44 (0)20 8964 8811

  • Website


Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the play's original production programme.