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.
Rebecca Atkinson-Lord talks to Rachel Tackley, director of English Touring Theatre, about legacy.
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
In association with Nick Hern Books. In this episode, we take an in-depth look at the Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting, which celebrates its tenth anniversary this year. Presenter Tim Bano follows the progress of scripts from submission to shortlisting by speaking to judges, readers and writers. Featuring interviews with: Michael Oglesby, Anna Jordan, Sarah Frankcom, Suzanne … Continue reading Pursued by a Bear: The Bruntwood Story
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.