Edinburgh Audio 2014: Dan Lentell talks to Garry Roost


Dan Lentell talks to Garry Roost about his, “powerful portrait of the artist Francis Bacon. Caught wearing his mother’s stockings, banished from the family home, sent to Berlin with his father’s henchman. Transfixed by Picasso. On to the Colony Club, champagne, a tragic love life. ‘I think of life as meaningless, yet it excites me. I think each day something marvellous is about to happen’. ‘Champagne for my real friends. Real pain for my sham friends!’ Dark comedy drama written by and starring Garry Roost, directed by Paul Garnault. ‘Think Michael Sheen, not Rory Bremner…brilliantly crafted’ **** (FringeReview.co.uk).”

Dan Lentell talks to Garry Roost