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 →

Interview with Jim Pope

Playing ON presents the world premiere of the final play from their late co-founder Philip Osment, Can I Help You? which runs at the Omnibus Theatre until 21 March. I spoke with Director Jim Pope to find out more about this play, which examines how race, gender and profession intersect with issues of mental health.... Continue Reading →

Interview with Rebecca Johnson

Love, Loss & Chianti, an exciting double-bill from award-winning British poet Christopher Reid, opens at the Riverside Studios later this month. I spoke with Rebecca Johnson, who stars alongside Robert Bathurst in The Song of Lunch and A Scattering.  How did you get into acting? I was always in plays at school. Even in primary... Continue Reading →

Interview with Scarlett Brookes

Following a sell-out run in 2017, the revival of Karoline Leach’s thriller, Tryst, returns to the Chiswick Playhouse this month. I caught up with Scarlett Brookes, Adelaide Pinchin, to find out more. How did you first get into theatre? I started out doing drama at school, fell in love with acting, so went to youth... Continue Reading →

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