“I’ve always loved backstage drama” Find out what inspired playwright Ollie George Clark to create new comedy Cuttings and his own experience of the PR industry in this exclusive interview. Then book your tickets!
Writer/performer Michelle Payne tells us why it was so important for her to create a likeable character for whom mental health was only one part of her story, and how she drew on her own experiences to create Sad About The Cows. Read the interview then book your tickets!
“Empowering and entertaining”, “could not be more relevant”, “Incredibly slick” – Audiences at Deptford Lounge have been throwing themselves into Hidden Track Theatre’s interactive show Drawing the Line and feeding back in praise of the exciting show that puts you in charge of a nation.
“My character does not treat his wife respectfully at all…” Watch Brian Martin talking about Finborough Theatre’s four star revival of St John Ervine’s Jane Clegg, then book a ticket for one of the final performances!
What sparks the creativity in a writer’s mind? In the case of Hedgehog writer Alexander Knott it was a blog post written by BoxLess Theatre’s Artistic Director Zoe Grain about “struggling just to get through the day”. Knott tells us about how it inspired him, how a piece for a solo female voice ended up with a cast of three and what triggered his writing career.
“The only thing you need to improve is your trust that you are fabulous!” That’s the message at the heart of Mama G’s Story Time Roadshow, the one-Dame show that comes to the Lion & Unicorn Theatre from 21 to 26 May 2019. Read what performer Robert Pearce told us about creating the character and spreading her important message, then book your tickets!
British colonial rule, music and male friendship – Nick Lane, the director and adapter of Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Four tells us what these and more have to do with bringing the famous detective to the stage. Read what he has to say, then book your tickets.
“The North of England is full of such interesting and spirited communities, loads of wonderful, surreal, striking people. I’ve known so many, yet I don’t really seem to see them in the theatre as audiences or characters.” Playwright and performer Michael Black is trying to change that with Starved. Read what he told us then book your tickets!
As director David Gilmore prepares to stage St John Ervine’s Jane Clegg at Finborough Theatre, he tells us about its “handling of a red-hot issue” and why it’s perfect for the acclaimed London pub theatre. Read his insightful interview, then book your tickets!
What happens when the systems that should be there to support you let you down and in fact, work against you. That’s the issue faced by a mother in Monsay Whitney’s Box Clever. In her interview, the playwright tells us about the real cases that moved her write the play that’s presented at The Bunker in a double bill with Killymuck. Read her interview, then book your tickets!