Interview With…. Alex Parker

We chatted to Alex about conducting Sunset Boulevard at the Royal Albert Hall. Hi Alex – how are you feeling about being asked to conduct Sunset Boulevard? Very excited! It’s one of my all-time favourite scores and to conduct it in such a luxurious and iconic venue is amazing. It really feels a great privilege.… Read More

Interview With…Rose Mcphilemy

We chatted to Rose about starring in the Reading Rep’s production of A Christmas Carol. Hi Rose, how does it feel to be part of this production of A Christmas Carol? It feels great to be working in a theatre again after the COVID hiatus and especially to be working on such a classic festive… Read More

Interview With…Matthew Cottle

We chatted to Matthew about starring in Alan Bennett’s Habeas Corpus at the Menier Chocolate Factory. Hi Matthew, for those who don’t know what Habeas Corpus is about – what can you tell us aboutit? Habeas Corpus is an Alan Bennett farce set in the 1970s. It’s central themes are sex and death.Trying to get… Read More

Interview With…Isobel McArthur

We chatted to Isobel about the West End transfer of Pride & Prejudice* (*Sort Of) at the Criterion Theatre. Hi Isobel , could you explain what we can expect from Pride & Prejudice (sort of)? Pride & Prejudice* (sort of) is an affectionate, faithful re-telling of Austen’s iconic novel – only, told by the servants,… Read More

Interview With… Amelia Kinu Muus

We chatted to Amelia about starring in the Rose Theatre’s Christmas production of Beauty and the Beast. Hi Amelia, so what can we expect from this new adaptation of Beauty and the Beast? Lots of laughs, tears and a good time. It’s the perfect mix of charmingly hilarious characters and important messages.  What made you… Read More

Interview With…Vikki Stone

We chatted to Vikki about writing her first pantomime, Aladdin for the Lyric Hammersmith. Hi Vikki, how did you find the experience of writing a pantomime? I’ve absolutely loved it – I’ve been in a fair few pantomimes before (two of those were also at the Lyric Hammersmith), but this is my first time writing… Read More

Interview With….Shannon Hayes

We chatted to Shannon about starring in the world premiere of The Seven Pomegranate Seeds at the Rose Theatre. Hi Shannon – could you explain what we can expect from The Seven Pomegranate Seeds? You can expect to be gloriously surprised and asked to question the tales we are told in myth and indeed in… Read More

Interview With…Robert Hook

Emma Clarendon chatted to Robert about starring in Punchy! The Musical at The Courtyard Theatre. Hi Robert – could you tell us what we can expect from Punchy? Punchy is such a wonderful story of self discovery, you can expect a tale of love, loss and grief, drunken debauchery and crime, dealing with your inner… Read More

Interview With…Ben Norris

Emma Clarendon chatted to Ben about making his West End debut in The Choir of Man at the Arts Theatre. Hi Ben – can you tell me what The Choir of Man is about? The Choir of Man doesn’t have a story, and ostensibly it’s all about the music, but beyond the songs we really… Read More

In Conversation With…Andrew Frame

We chatted to Andrew about starring in The Wife Of Willesden at the Kiln Theatre. Hi Andrew, could you tell me more about what the Wife of Willesden is about? Hi. The play for me is about redressing the imbalance between the rights and obligations of women and men in their relationships, which sounds rather dry.… Read More