Robert Gorelangton

Julian Mitchell on Another Country: ‘I based it on my fury and anger and I wrote it fast and it flowed’

Robert Gore-Langton talks to Julian Mitchell about the painful roots of his hit play

Julian Mitchell with Rob Callender rehearsing ‘Another Country’ [Getty Images/Shutterstock/iStock/Alamy]

Today’s top public schools are plush country clubs with superb facilities, lovely food, first-class teaching, no fagging, no beating and, one imagines, minimal sexual interference from the staff. Most even have things called girls. While excellent at turning out world-class actors, the public schools these days are far too nice and unbrutal to be of any use as dramatic material for a play.

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