The excuse is the faintness of memory: Tim Bano reviews Travesties (with diagrams, footnotes and poetry).
Rebecca Atkinson-Lord talks to Matt Burman about the idea of legacy in the world of theatre.
Rebecca Atkinson Lord talks to Natalie Ibu, artistic director of tiata fahodzi
White on white: Tim Bano reviews the 20th anniversary production of Yasmina Reza’s Art.
Decipher and absorb, decipher and absorb: Tim Bano reviews David Bowie and Enda Walsh’s Lazarus.
Matt Fenton, artistic director and chief executive of Contact in Manchester, talks to Rebecca Atkinson-Lord about legacy and how to leave something behind in the ephemeral world of theatre. Matt and Rebecca discuss the importance of young people in decision making processes and whether informed people always make informed decisions.
In this series on the (im)possibility of legacy in the ephemeral world of theatre Rebecca Atkinson-Lord talks to artistic directors across the country. This week, she’s with Annabel Turpin who has run ARC in Stockton for the last 8 years. Some of the things they talk about are: how art can change the world; whether you should … Continue reading The Legacy Tapes: Annabel Turpin
Tim Bano reviews Stephen Jeffreys’s Restoration imitation, which offers “minor titillation for people who think they’re not prudish”.
In this latest episode looking at legacy in the ephemeral world of theatre, Rebecca Atkinson-Lord talks to Iain Bloomfield. He’s the artistic director of Theatre In The Mill in Bradford. They talk about the intersection of academia and art, and how the two spheres can feed into each other. They also question the purpose of … Continue reading The Legacy Tapes: Iain Bloomfield
Theatre can be a very ephemeral art form. In a series of interviews with artistic directors, Rebecca Atkinson-Lord asks whether it’s possible to leave behind something more permanent. In this episode Rebecca talks to Vicky Featherstone, who runs the Royal Court in London – a theatre with one of the most important legacies in the … Continue reading The Legacy Tapes – Vicky Featherstone
Rebecca Atkinson-Lord talks to artistic directors about the idea of legacy and leaving a permanent mark in the ephemeral world of theatre. In this episode, Rebecca speaks to John McGrath, artistic director of the Manchester International Festival, about networks, ethics and nationality.
Pixie Lott and a live cat are the only highlights to an otherwise dull adaptation of Capote’s novel, reviewed by Tim Bano.
Tim Bano offers a spoiler-free exploration of Harry Potter And The Cursed Child – and its power to “chip away just a little at the thick armour of cynicism it’s so easy to develop”.
Drows’d with the fume of poppies: Tim Bano reviews Robert LePage’s interweaving narratives of Miles Davis and Jean Cocteau.
Rebecca Atkinson-Lord talks to Rachel Tackley, director of English Touring Theatre, about legacy.