News: Cast of Wicked support the launch of the Make a Difference Trust’s Emergency Assistance Fund

The Make A Difference Trust has launched a new fundraising initiative, reviving and repurposing their Emergency Fund in order to support those in the theatre community suffering hardship because of the Coronavirus crisis. To support the Emergency Assistance Fund, 23 West End actresses who have played Elphaba or Glinda in the multi-award-winning smash-hit musical Wicked... Continue Reading →

News: The Barn Theatre announces an evening with Michael Morpurgo

The Barn Theatre in Cirencester have announced that they will stream an exclusive question and answer session with internationally best-selling author Michael Morpurgo on Saturday 16 May at 7:30pm. The event, which will be hosted by Barn Theatre Artistic Director Iwan Lewis, will see Morpurgo discuss his ongoing relationship with the theatre which began with their 2019 production of Daniel Buckroyd’s stage adaptation of Morpurgo’s The Butterfly... 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 →

News: Winners announced for 2020 Visionary Honours

Winners for the second annual Visionary Honours have been announced following a special virtual awards ceremony on Wednesday 6th May. Celebrating a wide range of diverse and under-represented voices, the virtual awards ceremony was hosted by award-winning TV presenter Scarlette Douglas, featuring acceptances from Jesy Nelson, Ross Kemp and George The Poet. Launched in 2018 by the not-for-profit Visionary Arts Foundation, the awards shine a light on... Continue Reading →

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