Another Fringe first-time performer! Ben Norris, who is in Edinburgh with his show The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Family, talks about his first time festival experience and shares with us his favourite caffeine fuel stops.
Jonny and the Baptists set the failure of democracy to music and speak to us about their new show The End is Nigh at the Roundabout (Summerhall). Podcast produced by Tim Bano and Annegret Marten.
Sketches and musical numbers inspired by British news headlines – Exeunt presents a sneak audio peek into his year’s NewsRevue. The performers along with Musical Director Michael Riley take on Fox News, Hilary Clinton and Tinder.
First time at the Fringe? Fret not, we’ll get some solidarity into your ears as we speak to Fringe First Timer Lucy Grace and her show garden. Ornithological considerations included.
Our second mini episode from the Edinburgh Fringe is about Victoria Rigby’s show Girl from Nowhere. We spoke to director Whitney Mosery about music, memories and cassette tapes. Produced by Tim Bano and Annegret Marten.
The Bear has stopped pursuing. During August she’s giving birth to lots of little cubs, a selection of mini episodes from the Edinburgh Fringe 2015. There’ll be interviews and insights into performers’ and punters’ experiences of the Festival. Isley Lynn’s show Tether is about a blind long distance runner and her guide. We spoke to cast members … Continue reading Pursued by A Bear – Cubs #1: Tether
In association with Nick Hern Books. Visit www.nickhernbooks.co.uk/exeunt for exclusive discounts on books by many of the playwrights featured in this podcast. This month we talk to nine playwrights at various stages of their career and at different points of the writing process. We discuss all aspects of playwriting, from initial sparks of thought to page and, finally, to … Continue reading Pursued By A Bear Episode 4: Uncaused Effects
This month with a comprehensive look at European theatre! Find it on iTunes here: http://apple.co/1MBINDW Annegret talks to Andrew Haydon, Lee Anderson and Megan Vaughan at Theatertreffen in Berlin. Tim talks to Selma Dimitrijevic, the artistic director of Greyscale Theatre. Rebecca Jacobson finds out about an immersive Twin-Peaks-inspired show in Germany. Holger Syme says intelligent things about German … Continue reading Pursued by a Bear: Europe!
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.
Find on iTunes here: goo.gl/Yn4Xc5 This month it’s political. We have reviews and discussions of the latest in political theatre including…. Reviews of Lampedusa at Soho Theatre, Fight Night at Unicorn Theatre and Stand at Battersea Arts Centre. Round the table to discuss the shows are Bob Churchill, Jessie Thompson, Tim Bano and Annegret Marten Also, … Continue reading Pursued by a Bear: Democracy Inaction
This month’s endearingly ramshackle offerings: reviews of Little Light, A Stab In The Dark, The Eradication of Schizophrenia In Western Lapland (with Catherine Love, Megan Vaughan, Annegret Märten and Tim Bano); Brian Logan talks about his role at Camden People’s Theatre; and Stewart Pringle, Eleanor Turney and Dave Ralf share their experiences of Battersea Arts Centre.
Daniel Bye speaks to Dick Bonham and Gloria Lindh, directors of Leeds-based producers Little Mighty. They talk about Leeds, producer-led companies, curation as an art form and what we do to support artists after they go out of fashion.
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.
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.
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”.