The Chris Dolan Extended Interview

Chris Dolan is a Fringe First-winning writer, whose Scottish Independence-themed play The Pitiless Storm runs at the Assembly Rooms until the end of August starring David Hayman.

I like theatre stripped down to its bare minimum. And then we all create the architecture together, as a group.

Features Editor James T Harding caught up with him to learn more about writing political plays. Topics covered include the specific challenges of writing for the Fringe, the problems caused by putting politics on the stage, the magic of minimalist theatre, and the ideal size of a lectern.