Sir David Hare

Competition Judge

2009 - Lidless
2010 - blu

The choice for the Yale Drama Series second judge was clear. It was time to cross the pond and replant David Horn's roots. Sir David Hare: Controversial, involved, provocative, multi-talented, British and charming. His choices were in character. Political. Controversial. Provocative. Lidless opened in England. blu had performances with his assistance. What more can you ask? His involvement never disappoints.

Sir Hare has had a multi-dimensional career that includes theatre, film, tv, journalism, directing, acting, and lecturing.

His extensive list of plays include: The Judas Kiss, Plenty, Pravda, The Absence of War, Licking Hitler, Strapless, The Blue Room, The Wall, Stuff Happens, Gethsemane, The Power of Yes, South Downs. His tv work and films include The Hours, The Corrections, The Reader, Page Eight. Many have been shown and performed on both sides of the pond.

His multitude of awards include Laurence Olivier Award, London Theatre Critics' Award, Evening Standard Drama Award, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding One-Person Show, PEN/Pinter Prize.