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2 June 2015
Podcast

The Faraway Tree: Kate Craddock

By Daniel Bye

Daniel Bye speaks to Kate Craddock, the artistic director of GIFT, the Gateshead International Festival of Theatre. They talk about GIFT, arts-led regeneration, artist development and Arts Council strategic funding priorities.



2 February 2015
Podcast

The Faraway Tree: Rachel Chavkin

By Daniel Bye

Daniel Bye speaks to Rachel Chavkin, director of The TEAM. They talk about Andrew Schneider’s extraordinary show YOUARENOWHERE, connectedness, ensemble, directors as generative artists, creepy male directors, and a whole lot more besides.


15 January 2015
Podcast

The Faraway Tree: Greg Wohead

By Daniel Bye

Daniel Bye speaks to theatre-maker Greg Wohead, whose recent projects include Hurtling and The Ted Bundy Project. They talk about presence, re-enactment, mythologies, where they come from, and Elvis Presley. A LOT of Elvis Presley.


12 November 2014
Podcast

The Faraway Tree: Nicki Hobday

By Daniel Bye

Daniel Bye speaks to theatre maker and performer Nicki Hobday, who’s recently worked with Forced Entertainment, Michael Pinchbeck and 30Bird. They talk about Manchester’s making communities, about making your own work as compared to appearing in that of others, and about ambition and career “ladders”.


7 October 2014
Podcast

The Faraway Tree: Josh Coates

By Daniel Bye

In the second Faraway Tree podcast, Daniel Bye speaks to Bolton based theatre-maker Josh Coates about what “emerging artist” means – if anything – and about what is and isn’t happening in Greater Manchester performance-wise at the moment.


22 September 2014
Podcast

The Faraway Tree: Kieran Hurley

By Daniel Bye

The first Faraway Tree podcast from Daniel Bye is a conversation with writer and performer Kieran Hurley, which took place in Glasgow on the day of Scotland’s independence referendum. They talked about what Yes or No votes might mean for him and his work, about ceilidhs, regional identity, John McGrath and quite a lot more.