Interview: Rebecca Little & Clive Stubbings Talk New Audio Play ‘From Sad Shires’

When things are ‘business as usual’, Little Pixie Productions can be found touring their live work on real-life stages with in-the-flesh audiences. Now, to mark the Centenary of the burial of the Unknown Warrior at Westminster Abbey while in lockdown, they have commissioned an audio drama looking at wartime love. From Sad Shires follows the... Continue Reading →

Interview: babirye bukilwa, Jessica Butcher & Chloe Todd Fordham Talk Small Truth Theatre’s Second Series

After an On Comm-winning first series, Small Truth Theatre are back with a second! Series 2 of the Digital Caravan Theatre collection launches Saturday 17th October 2020 and features three new works: babirye bukilwa’s WATER; Jessica Butcher’s TIME and Chloe Todd Fordham’s RAGE. Here, all three writers give some great insight into their work... First... Continue Reading →

Interview: Charlotte Cline & Gavin Leigh Talk All Things ‘60 Hour Shakespeare’

60 Hour Shakespeare...sounds pretty intense right? It’s not quite a case of a Shakespeare-themed lock-in, but it’s still pretty ambitious. The company’s USP is aiming to produce Shakespeare’s works within the rehearsal timeframe available to actors while the bard was alive and well. It all sounds rather unique and intriguing so I was glad to... Continue Reading →

Interview: Francesca Caruso Talks Religion, Clowning & Solo Show Pater Noster

Francesca Caruso’s solo show, Pater Noster, has just enjoyed an online run via the Command Fringe Festival and is set to be available for audiences again very soon. Here she shares insights into her love of clowning and bouffonnerie and the personal experiences of religion which prompted her to explore Catholicism and its rituals in... Continue Reading →

Interview: JustOut Theatre’s Gabriel Stewart Chats About New Radio Play Series JustOut Stays In

JustOut Theatre have been keeping busy while theatres are closed, launching JustOut Stays In, a series of radio plays written and produced by Northern creatives. The company is eager to give Northern-based artists new opportunities to share their work and with the project well and truly underway, I caught up with Gabe Stewart to chat... Continue Reading →

Interview: Lemon House Theatre’s Jennifer Cerys & Samia Djilli on Launching the Lemon Lounge Series

There’s a new series of talks with theatre creatives in town thanks to Co-Artistic Directors of Lemon House Theatre, Jennifer Cerys and Samia Djilli. Over lockdown, they’ve launched Lemon Lounge, a series of talks focusing specifically on Queer artists and artists from the Middle Eastern and North African diaspora, looking at the individual experiences of... Continue Reading →

Interview: 20 Questions with Concrete Youth’s Daniel Swift

Concrete Youth is an award-winning, Hull-based theatre company which creates multi-sensory theatre experiences for audiences living with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD). Partnered with Artsmark, their education department provides bespoke workshops, weekly after-school clubs and private and group sensory stories. Having never had the opportunity to chat to someone representing this branch of the... Continue Reading →

Interview: Odd Doll’s Kathleen Yore

Artistic Director Kathleen Yore is all about the craft and all that goes into transporting audiences. Having formed Odd Doll in 2012 with the aim of telling visual, universally appealing stories through painstaking craft, she's been busy ever since doing exactly that. I was a huge fan of Seaside Terror after seeing it back in... Continue Reading →

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