Fleet Street. 1969. The Sun rises.
James Graham’s ruthless, red-topped new play leads with the birth of this country’s most influentialnewspaper – when a young and rebellious Rupert Murdoch asked the impossible and launched its firsteditor’s quest, against all odds, to give the people what they want.
Bertie Carvel will play Rupert Murdoch and Richard Coyle will play Larry Lamb. The full company isOliver Birch, Rachel Caffrey, Bertie Carvel, Pearl Chanda, Richard Coyle, Geoffrey Freshwater, Jack Holden, Justin Salinger, David Schofield, Sophie Stanton, Tim Steed, Tony Turner and Rene Zagger. Ink will be designed by Bunny Christie, with lighting by Neil Austin. Casting is by Anne McNulty.
Ink is James Graham’s Almeida debut.