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‘I’m looking forward to welcoming people back’: David Brady describes how it feels to be reopening the Lion & Unicorn Theatre

In Features, Interviews, London theatre, Musicals, Opinion, Plays, Quotes by Louise PennLeave a Comment

Welcome back to Fringe Focus, our series putting a spotlight on smaller theatres. Today’s guest is the artistic director of the Lion & Unicorn Theatre, David Brady. As well as running the theatre, he is also artistic director of the managing company, Proforca.

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‘There will always be a home here for artists’: Iris Theatre’s Summer Festival – interview

In Features, Interviews, London theatre, Native by Justin Murray

A few months ago, we reported that Iris Theatre, which operates from St Paul’s Church, had launched an urgent appeal to save their venue from imminent closure after being forced to cancel their summer season. Now, lights still on, they’re shaping up for their Summer Festival, a socially distanced live event in the heart of Covent Garden. I speak to …

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‘Creative activities are really important in helping kids release their emotions’: Golden Toad Theatre’s Caroline Wigmore & Jen Green on their latest project

In Books, Features, Interviews, Musicals, Online shows, Plays, Regional theatre, Touring by Kirsty HerringtonLeave a Comment

Golden Toad Theatre’s Errol’s Garden project is creating opportunities for children to continue to engage with theatre and the arts from the safety of their homes, say co-directors Caroline Wigmore and Jen Green.