John Logan had a big year at the box office, having written the screenplay for the critically acclaimed latest 007 installment- Skyfall, but he just revealed in a recent interview that he won't be leaving theatre anytime soon. He told the Telegraph: "I've always loved the movies, but when I wake up in the morning I'm still a playwright. Hollywood is not my world. My world is the theatre."
The Tony-winning playwright, whose most recent play, Peter and Alice, is currently playing at London's Noel Coward Theatre, continued: "With Red I was interested in the passing of a generation and the relationship between fathers and sons. With Peter and Alice, the organising principle for me in a way was: what is it to grow up? What do you gain, what do you lose? Is there a moment when you can say to yourself 'I am no longer a child'?"
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Logan's previous film work includes Sweeney Todd (Golden Globe Award); The Aviator (Oscar, Golden Globe, BAFTA and WGA nominations); Gladiator (Oscar, Golden Globe, BAFTA and WGA nominations); The Last Samurai; Any Given Sunday, and RKO 281 (WGA Award, Emmy nomination).
In Pater and Alice: when Alice Liddell Hargreaves met Peter Llewelyn Davies at the opening of a Lewis Carroll exhibition in 1932, the original Alice in Wonderland came face to face with the original Peter Pan. In John Logan's remarkable new play, enchantment and reality collide as this brief encounter lays bare the lives of these two extraordinary characters. Judi Dench and Ben Whishaw in Logan's first new play since Red, which went on to win 6 Tony Awards in 2010. Click here for additional information.