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‘Roadkill’ Creator David Hare Reveals He Wrote One-Man Play About His Bout With Coronavirus – TCA

‘Roadkill’ Creator David Hare Reveals He Wrote One-Man Play About His Bout With Coronavirus – TCA

David Hare, creator of the BBC and PBS drama Roadkill, said that he has written a new play based entirely on his experience contracting coronavirus. The screenwriter-playwright revealed Wednesday he had written the one-man play Beat the Devil during a panel for the Hugh Laurie-fronted drama at PBS’ TCA virtual press tour.

Hare, who penned the four-part political thriller Roadkill from National Treasure producer The Forge, said an actor had been chosen to perform Beat the Devil but that he could not disclose the identity. Due to current social distancing guidelines in London, he also did not know when the play would be performed but expressed confidence theaters will open before the end of August.

The Oscar-nominated screenwriter of

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