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Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Chris Sonnex: “Being in The Stage 100 Doesn’t Pay the Bills” by A Younger Theatre

In case you missed it live over on our Instagram account on Sunday, here’s episode 15 of our AYT in Isolation series and an incredible interview with Chris Sonnex. Chris is a director, for…

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Monday, July 20, 2020

Olivia Munk: “It’s Not Enough to say ‘LGBTQ or BAME artists encouraged to apply'” by A Younger Theatre

Here’s episode 14 of our AYT in Isolation series and we’re talking to Olivia Munk who is part of the very exciting company, Part of the Main. The bearer of many hats, Olivia has worked a…

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Thursday, July 16, 2020

Kennedy Bloomer: “I Was 2 Months and 17 Days into the Job When the Pandemic Hit!” by A Younger Theatre

We’re on episode 13 of our Isolation series where we get to chat with some of UK theatre’s most influential names and today we sit down with the Hope Theatre’s Artistic Director, Kenne…

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Monday, July 13, 2020

Paul Wilshaw: “I Can Do It, I Will Do It, No Matter What” by A Younger Theatre

It is episode 12 of our Isolation series, where we interview big names in the UK theatre industry and today it is the turn of Mind the Gap’s (leading learning disability theatre company ba…

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Chris Foxon: “We may see a shift in who thinks of themselves as artists” by A Younger Theatre

Welcome to episode eleven of AYT in Isolation! Today’s interview is with writer and producer , as well as Papatango’s Executive Director, Chris Foxon. As part of Papatango, Chris has mou…

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Nadia Latif: “You Don’t See Colour? That Must Be Nice For You, Karen!” by A Younger Theatre

It’s episode ten of AYT in Isolation and we get the feeling we’re not going to be very ‘isolated’ for much longer… Still, it’s good to see what some of the UK theatre industry’…

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Sunday, June 21, 2020

Jenny Sealey: “So Much That is Online is Not Accessible” by A Younger Theatre

We’re nine episodes into the AYT in Isolation series and what a lineup of interviews we’ve had so far. This week’s though, is by far one of our faves… We give you, Graeae’s Artisti…

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Friday, June 19, 2020

Ellice Stevens: “We Didn’t Try & Make a Show for the #MeToo Movement” by A Younger Theatre

Episode eight of AYT in Isolation and we’re speaking to the co-founder of award-winning, Breach Theatre, Ellice Stevens. The company collaborate with actors to create politically engaged s…

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Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Roy Alexander Weise: “A Lot of Black People Haven’t Felt Like We’re in This Together” by A Younger Theatre

Missed it over on Instagram Live last week? Fret not… In our seventh AYT in Isolation episode, we speak to the particularly delectable, Roy Alexander Weise who, as well as being joint Arti…

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Thursday, June 4, 2020

The Mono Box: “What Might Rebirth From This Time Has To Be The Reason We Keep Going” by A Younger Theatre

It’s the sixth AYT in Isolation video and we’re bringing you not one, but two exceptional women. Joan Iyiola and Polly Bennett are highly regarded artists in their own right, clocking up…

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Meet the AYT Team! by A Younger Theatre

We thought it was high-time you saw who (some of) the AYT team are, so we spent some lockdown time putting together this (often) completely bonkers video. Here, you get to meet Sam, the Dire…

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Tori Allen-Martin: “We’ve had X Amount of Black People but how Often are they the Leads? by A Younger Theatre

In the fifth AYT in Isolation episode, we’re very, very happy to be talking to Tori Allen-Martin who, alongside Sarah Henley, makes up half of Burn Bright. The company is driving positive …

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Sunday, May 10, 2020

Suba Das: “There are companies and human beings who really care that you exist” by A Younger Theatre

In the fourth episode of our AYT in Isolation series, we talk to the incredibly inspiring and insightful, Suba Das, Artistic Director of HighTide; a theatre company and charity based in East…

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Monday, April 27, 2020

Scott Graham: “Frantic Digital Isn’t About Filling A Space” by A Younger Theatre

Whether you are managing to keep some sort of routine or re-watching the entirety of Gilmore Girls, IT’S OK. Now is as good an opportunity as any to take time for ourselves cos God, we all…

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Thursday, April 16, 2020

Lyn Gardner: “It’s really important to be aware of your privilege” by A Younger Theatre

Just because we’re confined to our homes, forced to binge watch Tiger King, doesn’t mean the theatre fun has to stop, right? In the second episode of our AYT in Isolation series, we talk…

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Saturday, April 4, 2020

Can VAULT Festival survive Coronavirus? by A Younger Theatre

Matt Burtcher and Andy George, Directors of the terrific VAULT Festival are facing incredible uncertainty because of the Coronavirus pandemic. Here, they write about the potentially grave im…

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Monday, March 30, 2020

Simon Stephens: “When I Think About The Future, I Get Anxious” by A Younger Theatre

We may all be in a Coronavirus-lockdown, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. In a new AYT video series, we are interviewing influential people in the theatre industry and finding ou…

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Slap Coronavirus in the Face and Still Get Your Theatre Fix by A Younger Theatre

If you’re like us and the thought of not being able to do, see or talk about theatre for the foreseeable future is simply unacceptable, then fear not! While the impact this crisis might ha…

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Saturday, January 11, 2020

Vaults Festival 2020: Our Top Picks by A Younger Theatre

There’s excitement in the air and definitely some damp too… Wait, that must mean Vault Festival 2020 is nearly upon us. How has it been a year already? As part of our annual tradition, m…

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

How To Get Cheaper Theatre Tickets by A Younger Theatre

The festive season is in full swing and with it all the financially stressful trimmings. With the growing issue of theatre tickets becoming outrageously expensive, what should be available a…

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Friday, December 13, 2019

AYT Christmas Round-Up 2019 by A Younger Theatre

With just under two weeks to go until Christmas day (we’re definitely not counting the hours until we can start scoffing our Christmas dinner), tis the season for festive shows! Here’s w…

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Monday, September 16, 2019

Review: Red Dust Road, Home, Manchester by A Younger Theatre

Review: Red Dust Road, Home, Manchester3.0Overall ScoreAlthough it’s an infamous dramatic cliché, the journey of self-discovery at the heart of Jackie Kay’s 2010 autobiographical memoir…

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Friday, August 9, 2019

As black women, we exist at the bottom of a social hierarchy by A Younger Theatre

Chantelle Alle and Melissa Saint grew tired of not seeing stories that reflected their lives as young, black women. So they decided to create one. Here, they write about the dire need for su…

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Thursday, July 25, 2019

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019: Our Top Picks by A Younger Theatre

Whether you’re going to Edinburgh this year or not, it’s hard to miss the fact it’s happening. AYT will be there covering as much as humanly possible and we cannot wait. Here’s what …

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Review: Dinner Is Coming, The Vaults by A Younger Theatre

Review: Dinner Is Coming, The Vaults4.0starsAs we queue outside The Vaults in a graffiti covered tunnel in Waterloo waiting for Dinner is Coming, an immersive spoof Game of Thrones dinner, t…

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Monday, April 8, 2019

Breakin Convention Got Me Out Of My Bedroom And Making A Real Music Video by A Younger Theatre

A critically acclaimed hip hop powerhouse, the Sadlers Wells Project, Breakin’ Convention, is also running youth schemes for 13 – 16 year olds. Here one individual, Poppy writes about he…

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Sunday, February 17, 2019

Review: Jammie Dodger, VAULT Festival by A Younger Theatre

Review: Jammie Dodger, VAULT Festival80%Overall ScoreBy divine intervention, or a sheer stroke of genius, one of the performance dates of Jammie Dodger, the latest creation from rising star …

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Sunday, January 20, 2019

Vault Festival 2019: Our Top Picks by A Younger Theatre

After a very successful 2018 and a massive push to be more inclusive, the Vaults are back to take over London Waterloo’s nether regions. We’re just a little bit excited about wha…

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Competition: Win tickets to No Show at Soho Theatre by A Younger Theatre

If circus is your bag then we have a competition that is right up your street. We’re giving you a chance to have a pair of tickets to see No Show at the Soho Theatre. Read the blurb be…

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Saturday, January 12, 2019

Review: The War of the Worlds, New Diorama Theatre by A Younger Theatre

Review: The War of the Worlds, New Diorama Theatre3.0Overall ScoreOver 80 years after The Mercury Theatre’s infamous broadcast of H.G Wells’ The War of the Worlds, scepticism of …

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Saturday, December 15, 2018

Review: The Merry Wives of Windsor, Barbican by A Younger Theatre

The Merry Wives of Windsor gets an Essex makeover complete with a shot of reality TV in Fiona Laird’s adaptation filled with big hair, fake tans and good times.  Shakespeare’s comedy is…

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