Season Preview: Your guide to the arts in 2021

Two weeks after Declan Greene took up the position of Artistic Director of Griffin Theatre Company, the theatre was closed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

“I came here, I got to see a couple of performances of [David Williamson’s new play] Family Valuesand then we shut the doors to the Stables and the theatre has been closed ever since then. I get quite emotional actually every time I come into this space,” says Greene, chatting to Limelightin the Stables foyer.

Declan Greene. Photograph © Brett Boardman

“In my mind, I already knew the season I wanted to program when I came into the job so I had to have a period of adjustment and say actually a lot of what I wanted to do won’t work in this world. So, very quickly we had to get onto what we would do instead and within weeks I was...