Network: based on the Paddy Chayefsky film

Network: based on the Paddy Chayefsky film

Network: based on the Paddy Chayefsky film

by: Paddy Chayefsky, Lee Hall

by: Paddy Chayefsky, Lee Hall

Network: based on the Paddy Chayefsky film

Network: based on the Paddy Chayefsky film

by: Paddy Chayefsky, Lee Hall

by: Paddy Chayefsky, Lee Hall

Overview

I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore.

Howard Beale, news anchorman, isn't pulling in the viewers. In his final broadcast he unravels live on screen. But when the ratings soar, the network seize on their newfound populist prophet, and Howard becomes the biggest thing on TV.

Adapted for the stage by Lee Hall from the Paddy Chayefsky film, Network premiered at the National Theatre, London, in November 2017.

Authors

Paddy Chayefsky

Paddy Chayefsky

Lee Hall

Lee Hall was born in Newcastle Upon Tyne in 1966 and studied English Literature at Cambridge University. He has worked as a writer in theatre, TV, radio and film. He has been writer in residence at the Royal Shakespeare Company and Live Theatre, Newcastle Upon Tyne. Theatre: Wittgenstein on Tyne, Live Theatre 1996; Bol ...

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