Date(s) - 08/11/2022
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
‘People like stories.” So says Rupert Murdoch in James Graham’s new play about the birth of the Sun. What emerges is Murdoch’s mixed motives. As he tells his chosen editor, Larry Lamb: “I want to disrupt this street,” meaning that he aims to puncture the sanctified traditions of Fleet Street – the British newspaper industry. But there is also a colonial’s desire to get his revenge on the British establishment and a businessman’s need to knock the main opposition, the Daily Mirror, into a cocked hat.