Interview with Tommy Balaam

This Halloween children's entertainers Captain Fantastic have joined forces with experienced theatre producers Edward Andrews and Eleanor Russo of Bedouin Shakespeare Company to create an immersive virtual trick or treat experience for children up and down the country. I spoke with Tommy Balaam, actor and founder of Captain Fantastic, to find out more. Can you... Continue Reading →

Interview with Courtenay Johnson

This month sees the launch of Carbon Theatre's My Sensory Adventures, a new digital project of sensory activities that people can do at home. I caught up with Carbon Theatre producer Courtenay Johnson to find out more. Can you tell me about My Sensory Adventures?My Sensory Adventures is a new digital project for all people who like... Continue Reading →

Interview with Zoe Seaton

Later this month the Big Telly Theatre Company's atmospheric digital production of Macbeth will open at the 58th edition of the Belfast International Arts Festival (BIAF), Ireland’s leading contemporary international arts festival. I caught up with the theatre company's founder Zoe Seaton to find out more. How did you first get involved in the arts?The... Continue Reading →

Interview with Abigail Sewell

Following the success of Burn Bright’s digitally commissioned pilot, Better In Person (led by Tori Allen-Martin and Sarah Henley) is continuing the series with the next instalment which will amplify Black women’s voices and stories. I spoke with Better In Person Director, Abigail Sewell to find out more. How did you first get into theatre?I... Continue Reading →

Interview with Catherine Church

Invisible Music is a new digital experience from acclaimed performance company Platform 4, raising awareness for those with hearing loss. I caught up with Artistic Director Catherine Church to find out more about this personal project. Can you tell me about Invisible Music?On tour in 2018, we would describe it to people as, ‘A live... Continue Reading →

Interview with Jon Morgan

I recently spoke with Jon Morgan, director of Theatres Trust, to find out more about the work of the charity and how theatre can survive these uncertain times. Can you tell me about the Theatres Trust?Theatres Trust is a small charity, set up by an Act of Parliament in 1976 in response to an outcry... Continue Reading →

Interview with Jessica Cheetham

Production company Spun Glass Theatre has recently launched Theatre Search – a free, shared resource for independent producers and touring arts companies to help rebuild the industry following the Covid-19 crisis. I spoke with Artistic Director of Spun Glass, Jessica Cheetham, to find out more. How did you first get involved in theatre?Professionally I studied... Continue Reading →

News: Interview with Suba Das

Suba Das is the artistic director of Hightide theatre company. I caught up with Suba to find out more about Hightide's Lighthouse Programme, specifically created to bring light in the weeks ahead. How did you first get involved in the arts? At school. I was lucky enough to grow up at a time where teachers... Continue Reading →

Interview with Rob Watt

Rob Watt’s inaugural season as interim Artistic Director of Theatre Centre has launched with a digital writing course led by professional writers to champion the next generation of voices. I caught up with Rob to find out more.  How did you get involved with theatre? I failed my A-Levels! This is not a piece of... Continue Reading →

Interview with Chloe Nelkin

Chloé Nelkin Consulting is a PR and marketing company specialising in the arts. I caught up with Director Chloé Nelkin to discuss CNC's tenth anniversary, the current lockdown, and how the CNC team are helping their clients through this difficult time.  How did CNC first come about? Our first project was doing the PR for... Continue Reading →

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