Steven (a demonstrative David Ames) is celebrating his 47th birthday at the Manhattan branch of Joe Allen’s, where posters from little-remembered shows line the walls.
This isn’t a ‘best of’ list it’s my best-of list, these are the plays that shaped me this decade and will stay with me well into the next.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from The Show People Podcast is back and for the final episode of 2019 host Andrew Keates is joined by actor and author Pauline McLynn.
The Show People Podcast is back and in this episode host Andrew Keates is joined by writer and musician Kurt Kansley.
The Show People Podcast is back and in this episode host Andrew Keates is joined by Paul L. Martin, best known for being the Marmite judge on the BBC reality series All Together Now.
The Show People Podcast is back and in this episode host Andrew Keates is joined by world renowned and Olivier Award-winning choreographer Stephen Mear.
The Show People Podcast is back and in this episode host Andrew Keates is joined by actor Danny-Boy Hatchard.
From Light In The Piazza to Present Laughter via West End Live: That Stagey Blog reflects on another busy week.
Recently I was lucky enough to catch up with playwright Michael Dennis to talk about his debut full-length play, Dark Sublime, running at the Trafalgar Studios from 25 June 2019 for a six-week.
In this episode of The Show People Podcast, host Andrew Keates has teamed up with Alexa Morden and Katie Elin-Salt of The 98% Podcast to bring you a very special Christmas crossover episode.
Mate Andrew Keates (The Show People Podcast) directs the premiere of debut play Dark Sublime, centring on fans of British sci-fi and starring Star Trek’s Marina Sirtis, which will open at the West End’s Trafalgar Studios next year, running from 25 June to 3 August 2019, with a press night on 28 June.
In this episode of The Show People Podcast, host Andrew Keates is joined by choreographer and former head of dance at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts – Sam Spencer-Lane.
In this episode of The Show People Podcast, host Andrew Keates was joined by producer Jamie Chapman Dixon all about his life and career, including being the in-house executive producer of the Barn Theatre, Cirencester and their productions of The Hound of the Baskervilles and Just So.
The Show People Podcast is back! This special ‘Show Peep’ tells you what Andrew Keates has been up to in Ireland, how we’ve become an award-winning podcast and details of Arion’s next masterclasses with Danielle Tarento and Cassidy Janson.
We have released our latest episode of The Show People Podcast in memory of Daniel ‘Dani’ Bolton (1990 – 2018). Thank you to everyone who sent in their beautiful stories about Dani Bolton.
In this episode of The Show People Podcast, host Andrew Keates was joined by Simon Lipkin, just before he went into rehearsal for Nativity – The Musical – a show that is led by improvisation and Simon revealed the challenges and freedoms that method of performing can present.
The Show People Podcast is one year old! That’s right The Show People Podcast celebrates one year of bringing you special theatre guests every fortnight and shining a spotlight on the UK performing arts and joining host Andrew Keates this time is Scott Garnham.
It’s the first ever Show Peep! – an addendum to The Show People Podcast – our host Andrew Keates shares information about how you can work with Julie Atherton, Oliver Savile, Danielle Tarento and Cassidy Janson at Omnibus Theatre as part of Arion Productions’ Portfolio Masterclasses.
Oliver Savile may be best recognised for playing Fiyero in the West End production of Wicked. He speaks with Director Andrew Keates all about his life and career, including growing up in Buxton and failing all of his GCSEs at school, his struggles with Dyslexia and how he discovered the performing arts and forged his career as a leading man.
Ollie talks about his time at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, discovering his long-time agent Shane Collins, going straight into the UK tour of Joseph and His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, seeing the world on the international tour of Mamma Mia!, playing Peter Tork in the UK tour of Monkee Business, his recurring appearances in the West End production of Les Miserables, working with Gillian Lynne in the UK tour of Cats, playing Raoul in The Phantom of The Opera, his delight playing Robert in Company in Aberdeen, his recent role playing Hugo in Knights Of The Rose and of course, discussing his incredible time playing Wicked’s famous prince.
This is an episode full of laughs and even a special appearance from Toby Page – The Show People Podcast podcat.
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Andrew shares his top theatrical tips of things to see this September 2018, including There is Nothin’ Like a Dame at Cadogan Hall, Distance at the Park Theatre, Sylvia at The Old Vic and Company at the Gielgud Theatre.
Today’s platform is given to Therapy – The Musical with music by Jordan Li-Smith and book and lyrics by Ray Rackham. We hear a song from the show called So What performed by Belinda Wollaston.
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In this episode of The Show People Podcast, host Andrew Keates is joined by Tony Award-winning actor and recording artist Frances Ruffelle.