Interview With….Matt Blaker

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon chatted to Matt about returning to The Phantom of the Opera. Hi Matt – how does it feel to be part of The Phantom of the Opera again? Hey! I am genuinely absolutely delighted to be back as part of the Phantom of the Opera family. And I call… Read More

Interview With….Jenna Fincken

We chatted to Jenna about her play Ruckus, playing as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Hi Jenna – could you explain what Ruckus is about? Ruckus, my debut play, is a n one-woman thriller exploring the suppression and destruction caused by coercive control. The audience follows Lou, a 28 year old primary school teacher,… Read More

Interview With…James Clyde

We chatted to James about starring in The Darkest Part of the Night at the Kiln Theatre. Hi James could you explain what The Darkest Part of the Night is about? The Darkest Part of the Night is the story of Dwight, a West Indian boy growing up in Leeds in the early 1980s. Dwight’s undiagnosed… Read More

Interview With…Ben Norris

We chatted to the playwright about taking his new play Autopilot to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Hi Ben, how does it feel to be finally be able to take Autopilot to the Edinburgh festival? Hi. It feels amazing, and very overdue! I’ve been wanting to take Autopilot to the Edinburgh Fringefor years, and that’s before the… Read More

Interview With…Arlene Phillips

Both have successful decade-spanning careers. Both are driven and fiercely independent. And then there’s the mutual love of sequins. Arlene Phillips talks to Vicky Edwards about Girl Power, refusing to act her age and why The Cher Show is an unmissable and fabulously feel-good extravaganza. “I loved Cher’s music from the first time I heard… Read More

Interview With…. Sera Maehara

We chatted to Sera about reprising her role as Liat in Daniel Evans’s production of South Pacific. How does it feel to be part of this production once again? I feel very grateful to be back in this show. The process is very exciting, it’s not just coming back to what we found last year,… Read More

Interview With… Majid Mehdizadeh

We chatted to Majid about directing Mamet Leigh’s Give Me the Sun at the Blue Elephant Theatre. Hi Majid, could you explain what Give Me the Sun is about? Give Me the Sun deconstructs the relationship between a father and son who came to the UK from Egypt to live 14 years prior to the play beginning. Bashir,… Read More

Interview With…Charlie Oscar

We chatted to Charlie about starring in the World Premiere of Mad House at the Ambassadors Theatre. Could you explain for those who don’t know what Mad House is about? Where to begin? Well the crux of Mad House explores the fallout of a merciless fathers terminaldiagnosis. Theresa’s patriarch relishes baiting his children into wrangling… Read More

Interview With….Toby Mitchell

We chatted to the Artistic Director of Tall Stories about celebrating the company’s 25th Anniversary and bringing Room on the Broom to the West End. Hi, how does it feel to be celebrating the 25th anniversary of Tall Stories? It feels exciting and daunting at the same time. What do the next 25 years have in store?… Read More

Interview With…Mika Onyx Johnson

We chatted with Mika about starring in Jamie Lloyd’s production of The Seagull at the Harold Pinter Theatre. Hi Mika, how does it feel to be part of The Seagull? It feels really good. It’s obviously a classic and I’m happy to be part of something so iconic. Ihave never actually read the original so reading… Read More