The Reporter
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854599636Publication Date:
15 Feb 2007
Size: 195mm x 135mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)
First Staged:
National Theatre, London, 2007

The Reporter

By Nicholas Wright

Paperback £8.99£7.19

An enthralling detective story based on the true life story of BBC reporter James Mossman.

A brilliant man kills himself mid-career, leaving behind a cryptic suicide note.

Based on the remarkable life of the star BBC correspondent James Mossman during his last years, 1963 to 1971, Nicholas Wright's play The Reporter searches for the truth behind his bewildering suicide. What lies beneath the surface? Or is the surface ultimately all there is?

The Reporter was first staged at the National Theatre, London, in 2007.

Press Quotes

'Fascinating and witty'

Evening Standard

'Brilliant... captures precisely the internal politics of institutional existence'


'Fascinating and moving... a study of addictive love, bereavement and depression, of male competitiveness and weakness, of the pursuit of truth and personal cover-ups'

Independent on Sunday

'Haunting... every bit as impressive as Wright's last big hit, Vincent in Brixton'

Sunday Telegraph
Paperback,96 pages ISBN: 9781854599636Publication Date:
15 Feb 2007
Size: 195mm x 135mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)

Also by Nicholas Wright:

His Dark Materials
The Desert Air
The Slaves of Solitude
Nicholas Wright: Five Plays
Vincent in Brixton
Three Sisters
8 Hotels
Mrs Klein
Rattigan's Nijinsky
The Last of the Duchess
The Custom of the Country
Thérèse Raquin
Travelling Light
One Fine Day
John Gabriel Borkman

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