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Q&A video: Why Creation’s The Tempest is worth travelling for & immersing yourself in

In Features, Interviews, London theatre, Native, Plays, Quotes, Regional theatre, Ticket recommendations, Video by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

After chairing events for London transfers of Creation Theatre’s The Pit and The Pendulum and Dracula, I was chuffed to be invited to see them on their ‘home turf’ in Oxford and host a post-show Q&A for their new gaming take on Shakespeare’s The Tempest.

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The Show People Podcast: Marie McCarthy is turning into Clapham’s theatrical mum

In Audio, Features, Inspiring people, Interviews, London theatre, Musicals, Opinion, Plays by Andrew KeatesLeave a Comment

In this episode of The Show People Podcast, host Andrew Keates is joined by Marie McCarthy – artistic director of the Omnibus Theatre, Clapham. Marie goes into great detail about her multi-award-winning theatre, its history, her vision and the many ways that theatre-makers can work with them as well as outlining their exciting upcoming season too.

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‘Crude, disgusting, shocking, amazing, outstanding’: TRAINSPOTTING LIVE – The Vaults ★★★★

In Interviews, London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews, Sticky, Ticket recommendations by Olivia MitchellLeave a Comment

Crude, disgusting, shocking, amazing, outstanding. Just a few words to describe this mental but incredible production. Trainspotting Live, based on Irvine Welsh’s 1993 book, follows a group of heroin addicts on their journey through life in an economically depressed part of Edinburgh.

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Can immersive theatre provide value for money?

In Features, Opinion by Shanine SalmonLeave a Comment

In a world of people singing along to musical theatre and drunkenly shouting to actors in passive productions (I’ve been to Rocky Horror so I am saying nothing) it is nice that there is an outlet for them but with the exception of big producers like Punchdrunk (currently in Shanghai) most immersive theatre is new writing and sometimes not very good new writing.