James Graham

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The Vote

Director Josie Rourke Starring
  • Judi Dench
  • Mark Gatiss
  • Catherine Tate
    Donmar Warehouse

    Set in the final ninety minutes of the polling day in 2015, live and in real time, The Vote was an unprecedented national television event.

    Following their celebrated collaboration on Privacy, James Graham and Josie Rourke reunited to bring The Vote, a unique drama, marking a national event, as it happened, live and in real-time.

    This live television event took place on 7 May - broadcast on More4 at the precise time and date on which the play is set. 


    Graham pins down very amusingly the hazards that affect the workings of democracy

    Michael Billington
    The Guardian

    Unstoppably ascendant political playwright James Graham, 32, has created, with director Josie Rourke, an ambitious fictional portrait of 90 minutes in the life of a polling station on election night

    Dominic Cavendish
    The Daily Telegraph