Interview with Amanda Broomell

Mandy Picks a Husband, an autobiographical show written by and starring Amanda Broomell, opens at London's Canal Cafe Theatre next month. I caught up with Amanda to find out more.  Can you tell me a bit about Mandy Picks a Husband? It’s an autobiographical account of my quest to find The One, which has been... Continue Reading →

Interview with Iskandar Sharazuddin

Silently Hoping, a play which looks at what it means to come from a mixed cultural heritage, opens at the Applecart Arts this week. I spoke with award-winning playwright Iskandar Sharazuddin to find out more about his latest play. Can you tell me about Silently Hoping? Yes, sure. Silently Hoping is a new play about... Continue Reading →

Interview with Jodie Irvine

Following a successful run at this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Gobby arrives at London's Pleasance Theatre this weekend for a strictly limited run. I caught up with writer Jodie Irvine to find out more.  How did you get into theatre? I’ve done theatre and performed all my life, I’ve wanted to act since I was... Continue Reading →

Interview with Matilda Ibini

Little Miss Burden, a poignant new coming-of-age story from award-winning playwright and screenwriter Matilda Ibini, opens at the Bunker Theatre next month. I caught up with Matilda to find out more about her latest play.  Can you tell me more about the production? Little Miss Burden tells the story of growing up disabled in a... Continue Reading →

Interview with David Burt

Next month the historic Middle Temple Hall once again plays host to Antic Disposition's musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic tale, A Christmas Carol. I caught up with actor David Burt, who reprises his role as the ill-tempered Scrooge, to find out more about this festive show.  How did you get into acting? I happened... Continue Reading →

Interview with Afsaneh Gray

The Border, a play which questions the meaning of borders and the lines we draw between ourselves and other people, embarks on a nationwide tour later this week. I caught up with writer Afsaneh Gray to find out more.  How did you first get into writing? I always wanted to be a writer, so of course... Continue Reading →

Interview with Meena Rayann

Exchange Theatre's tenth anniversary revival of Jean-Paul Sartre’s political play The Flies opens at Bunker Theatre next week. I caught up with Meena Rayann, who stars as Electra, to find out more about the upcoming production. How did you get into acting? When I was about ten years old I was extremely shy and through... Continue Reading →

Interview with Kema Sikazwe

Kema Sikazwe is an actor, rapper, singer (who performs under the name Kema Kay), rising star and Live Theatre Associate Artist. His debut show Shine is a Live Theatre production which tells his own autobiographical story through an electrifying live soundtrack and heartfelt words. I caught up with Kema to find out more about his... Continue Reading →

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