The first in a series of interviews with artistic directors about the idea of legacy and leaving something behind in the ephemeral world of theatre.
This transmission was found on a discarded USB stick outside the Royal Court Theatre in Sloane Square. Its datestamp is 04.05.2066. It appears to document the system failure of a small space shuttle headed for Pluto and the deranged ramblings of the shuttle’s pilot Major Tim Bano. The USB stick’s provenance is unknown. Solve for X.
On Sunday 15th November 2015, Battersea Arts Centre broadcast four theatre shows live from BBC’s Television Centre. Tim Bano watched the broadcast with his sister and his cat, and together they offered an insightful commentary. He also went behind the scenes of TV Centre before the broadcast, so there are bits of that adventure in … Continue reading Live From Television Centre
Tim Bano is watching a performance of The Encounter by Simon McBurney and Complicite, part of the Edinburgh International Festival 2015. Tim Bano is also sitting in his bedroom two weeks later. The two of him discusses what he is watching and has watched. Please listen through headphones and at a decent volume. The Encounter is touring: Warwick Arts … Continue reading The Encounter: A Review
The last cub mini-episode of this month and we sat with down with Graeae theatre company’s Amit Sharma and performer Arthur Hughes to talk about Jack Thorne’s new play The Solid Life of Sugar Water which is on at the Pleasance. Podcasts produced by Tim Bano and Annegret Märten.
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot is Rebecca Crookshank’s one-woman show about her time in the Royal Air Force. As a Fringe First Timer she has to learn to navigate a terrain of a different kind. Until 30th Aug 2015, 4.30pm at the Underbelly.
Between August 24-29 Tall Women in Clogs will be performing at the Fringe, offering insights into everything from feminism to footwear. Tim Bano and Rebecca Jacobson talked to the makers of the show.
We spoke to poet Luke Wright about his Fringe shows What I learned from Johnny Bevan at Summerhall and Stay at Home Dandy at The Underbelly and the difference between poetry performance and theatre performance. And you’ll also get to hear some poetry!
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