Interview: Laura Turner and Stephen Gillard Talk Fury Theatre’s “Abigail”

Female-led theatre company Fury Theatre are bringing their latest show, “Abigail”, to The Space Theatre from 3-7 May 2022. A modern history play, “Abigail” is billed as “a feminist re-telling of the Salem Witch Trials from the perspective of real-life accuser Abigail Williams.” Here, co-writers Laura Turner and Stephen Gillard (who also directs) chat about... Continue Reading →

Review: Far Gone (Touring)

Thursday 31st March 2022 at Harrogate Theatre (Studio) ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “As a little boy, aged eight, I was nearly kidnapped from my home in Northern Uganda by the rebel group the Lords Resistance Army… This play is not about me, the kid who was lucky enough to escape. This play is for the hundreds of thousands... Continue Reading →

Interview: Alastair Michael Talks Ransack Theatre’s “Catching Comets”

February 2022 Ransack Theatre’s “Catching Comets” is a “multi-dimensional genre mashup” which sees a lonely heart find love and action hero status all at once. Promising honesty and laughter through an ambitious merging of rom-com and action, the play offers up an exploration of love, vulnerability and the impact of notions of masculinity. “Catching Comets”... Continue Reading →

Interview: lydia luke & Lucy Foster Talk New Work as Part of “Behind Closed Doors”

“Behind Closed Doors”, an online showcase of new work exploring themes of sex, bodies and intimacy written by playwrights of underrepresented genders, is set to open tomorrow (Nov 16th). Lemon House Theatre Company are not only offering an evening of four new short plays, but they will follow up with a discussion panel to explore... Continue Reading →

Interview: Atticus Francis & Gayathiri Kamalakanthan Talk New Work as Part of “Behind Closed Doors”.

Lemon House Theatre’s “Behind Closed Doors”, an online showcase of new work exploring themes of sex, bodies and intimacy written by playwrights of underrepresented genders, opens tomorrow (Nov 16th). Here, two of those writers, Atticus Francis and Gayathiri Kamalakanthan discuss their work, their influences and their love of theatre… Atticus Francis on “Do You Know... Continue Reading →

Interview: Kafayat Adegoke Talks Upcoming Show “PER-SO-NA”

Perhaps most striking about Kafayat Adegoke is her unwavering and passionate openness when it comes to discussing her boundary-defying work. With her show PER-SO-NA set to play the Bridge House Theatre later this month, there’s plenty to unpick here, including what drives her to create, what inspires her to offer social commentary within her work,... Continue Reading →

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: Caley Powell Talks Unexpected Opportunities & the Light On Showcase

Lights Down Productions might be away from the stage for now but Producer Caley Powell has taken the opportunity provided by this unexpected hiatus from live theatre to launch an exciting online showcase. Powell is all about providing a platform for female identifying playwrights and new writing - and this showcase delivers exactly that each... Continue Reading →

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