Dawn King on adapting Brave New World

Published in Royal & Derngate theatre programme/Theatre Cloud on September 15, 2015

“We live in a dystopia now.” So claims playwright Dawn King, who’s adapted Aldous Huxley’s great dystopian novel, Brave New World. “We’re walking round with tiny computers in our pockets. Our government probably knows everything about us; our phone companies definitely do, even your calorie intake and heart rate. At the same time there are boatloads of people dying to get into countries like ours… it’s pure dystopia. We live in the future, and the future’s failed us.” Continue reading “Dawn King on adapting Brave New World”