Ruby Thomas and Chris Thorpe in conversation

Living Newspaper Clippings, is a series of conversations between some of the writers and artists who are creating Living Newspaper at the Royal Court Theatre.

Writers Ruby Thomas (Either) and Chris Thorpe (Victory Condition) wrote for The Weather Room of the Living Newspaper, in Edition 2 and Edition 1 respectively. In the Living Newspaper, The Weather Room is an installation designed to evoke changing weather states and is a space to contemplate our own impact on the climate crisis.

In this episode, Ruby and Chris discuss creating their pieces for Living Newspaper, and writing about the climate crisis and climate justice for theatre.

You can watch extracts from The Weather Room at

A written transcript of this conversation is available on our website.