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Spacey and Nunn on Darwin

A new production of Inherit the Wind opens at The Old Vic Theatre in London. The 1955 play is based on a real life case of an American teacher prosecuted for teaching Charles Darwin's theory of evolution. Director Trevor Nunn and Kevin Spacey, lead actor and artistic director of The Old Vic, spoke backstage about why the play and the theory still have the power to shock.

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