Interview with Michael Pickering

Michael Pickering will be starring as gamekeeper Mellors in new musical Lady Chatterley's Lover, which plays at the Shaftesbury Theatre on 18 and 19 June. I caught up with Michael to find out more about his latest role. Can you tell me about Lady Chatterley's Lover? Lady Chatterley’s Lover is an exciting new musical adaptation... Continue Reading →

Interview with Lynne Parker

To celebrate International Women’s Day, leading female comedy community Funny Women is running the inaugural Funny Women Around The World. This free event, taking place over a continuous 12-hour stream, will showcase comedy and entertainment from every corner of the globe. I caught up with Funny Women founder Lynne Parker to find out more. What... Continue Reading →

Interview with Ryan Carter

Conceived and directed by the Barn Theatre’s Ryan Carter, The Secret Society of Leading Ladies is a digital musical theatre event which allows the viewer to make decisions and control the set list. With 14 performers and a total of 164 possible combinations, The Secret Society of Leading Ladies gives viewers the opportunity to witness some spectacular... Continue Reading →

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 →

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