Revolutionising Tom Paine
Recently These Are The Times: A Life of Thomas Paine, a screenplay by Trevor Griffiths, was broadcast in two parts as Radio 4's Saturday Play. The production has stirred up some disussion on Radio 4's Message Board. In an article for New Humanist, Trevor Griffiths describes its making and what the process revealed about Paine and revolution: "I’m in the gallery of a sound studio on a West London industrial estate, watching the recording of a play I began writing 20 years back and finished, in a form I was happy enough to see published, in 2005. Watching with me are producer, director, sound engineer and production coordinator. It’s our fifth day in. Time is tight. Today we’re trying a king ..."
Read the full article, Revolutionising Tom Paine.