Thursday, November 14, 2019

Sarah Frankcom by Editors

INTERVIEW: SARAH FRANKCOM. As she finishes her tenure at the Manchester Royal Exchange, Sarah Frankcom looks back over her decade in the artistic director’s chair and, before that, 10 year…

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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Julie Taymor by Editors

INTERVIEW: JULIE TAYMOR. To mark its 20th anniversary in the West End, The Lion King‘s director joins Dominic Cavendish to look back at the show’s beginnings. Surveying its astonishing s…

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

TheatreVoice Archive: Shunt Collective by Editors

ARCHIVE INTERVIEW: SHUNT COLLECTIVE. A decade has passed since the Shunt Vaults shut up shop to make way for the new London Bridge station. Before it opened its doors, critic Dominic Cavendi…

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Thursday, October 24, 2019

Rachel O’Riordan by Editors

INTERVIEW: RACHEL O’RIORDAN. The new artistic director of the Lyric Hammersmith tells Lyn Gardner about her route to and plans for one of London’s largest subsidised theatres. They disc…

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Alexander Zeldin by Editors

INTERVIEW: ALEXANDER ZELDIN. Following the final edition of his trilogy about the unseen hardships of austerity Britain, the rising director Alexander Zeldin tells Dominic Cavendish about th…

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

Ned Glasier by Editors

INTERVIEW: NED GLASIER. As Islington’s pioneering youth theatre Company Three marks a decade of socially-engaged practice, its artistic director Ned Glasier tells Matt Trueman about the or…

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Thursday, October 3, 2019

Lucy Ellinson by Editors

INTERVIEW: LUCY ELLINSON. As she steps onto the Manchester Royal Exchange stage to play Macbeth, actor Lucy Ellinson tells Catherine Love about putting her politics and her principles into h…

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Friday, July 12, 2019

Lucy Kirkwood by Editors

INTERVIEW: LUCY KIRKWOOD. Following Chimerica’s outing as a Channel 4 miniseries, British playwright Lucy Kirkwood talks to Dominic Cavendish about adapting her hit stage play for the smal…

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

Producers by Editors

INTERVIEW: ELEANOR LLOYD AND KATE McGRATH. Critic Matt Trueman talks to two independent producers – commercial producer Eleanor Lloyd and co-founder of FUEL Kate McGrath – about the dive…

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Friday, June 14, 2019

Isobel Waller-Bridge by Editors

INTERVIEW: ISOBEL WALLER-BRIDGE. Acclaimed stage composer Isobel Waller-Bridge gives Matt Trueman a crash course in an under-appreciated art-form. Distinguishing between the disciplines of s…

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

ANU Productions by Editors

INTERVIEW: ANU PRODUCTIONS. As they celebrate the company’s tenth anniversary this year, Louise Lowe and Owen Boss of ANU Productions sit down with writer and critic Saoirse Anton for a co…

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Lynn Nottage by Editors

INTERVIEW: LYNN NOTTAGE. Ahead of Sweat‘s transfer to the West End, the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage talks to New York-based critic Helen Shaw about the play and…

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

TheatreVoice Archive: Ian Rickson by Editors

ARCHIVE INTERVIEW: IAN RICKSON. To mark the approaching tenth anniversary of Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem, another chance to listen to its director Ian Rickson tell critic Aleks Sierz about…

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Ridiculusmus by Editors

INTERVIEW: RIDICULUSMUS. David Woods and John Haynes of the performance duo Ridiculusmus look back over their body of work with the critic Lyn Gardner. They discuss their recent trilogy exam…

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Friday, May 10, 2019

Kathryn Hunter by Editors

INTERVIEW: KATHRYN HUNTER. Having just played Timon of Athens for the Royal Shakespeare Company – a production that will go to New York in due course – Kathryn Hunter has added another i…

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

Theatre Photography by Editors

PANEL DISCUSSION: THEATRE PHOTOGRAPHY. As a collection of Ivan Kyncl’s production photography goes on show at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, theatre photographers Manuel Harlan,…

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

TheatreVoice Archive: Tracy Letts by Editors

INTERVIEW: TRACY LETTS. With August: Osage County running at the National Theatre, the American playwright Tracy Letts sat down with Philip Fisher in the summer of 2008 to discuss his Pulitz…

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

A Play, A Pie and A Pint by Editors

INTERVIEW: A PLAY A PIE AND A PINT. Since its launch by the late David MacLennan in 2004, Glasgow’s lunchtime theatre A Play, a Pie and a Pint has made an indelible mark on the Scottish t…

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

John Kani by Editors

INTERVIEW: JOHN KANI. South African actor and playwright John Kani looks back over his life with Matt Trueman, focusing on the way art grounded his activism against apartheid. They discuss t…

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Penelope Wilton by Editors

INTERVIEW: PENELOPE WILTON. As she stars in a revival of David Hare’s 1986 play The Bay at Nice at the Menier Chocolate Factory, the Downton Abbey actor discusses the highlights of her 50-…

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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Scottish Panto by Editors

DISCUSSION: FRANCES MAYLI MCCANN, JOHNNY MCKNIGHT, JULIE WILSON NIMMO. Actors McCann, McKnight and Wilson Nimmo discuss the vibrancy of the pantomime tradition in Scotland and explore how it…

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Sharon D. Clarke by Editors

INTERVIEW: SHARON D. CLARKE. As she storms the West End with a revelatory performance in Caroline or Change, musical stalwart Sharon D. Clarke discusses her career with critic David Benedict…

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Breach Theatre by Editors

INTERVIEW: BREACH THEATRE. One of the smartest emerging companies in British theatre, Breach Theatre are interrogating the nature of veracity on stage. Against the backdrop of the post-truth…

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

Ken Campbell by Editors

ARCHIVE INTERVIEW: KEN CAMPBELL. Back in 2004, the legendary eccentric of British theatre spoke to Dominic Cavendish about his life and work. In the course of a delirious and rambling conver…

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Thursday, November 22, 2018

Rachel Chavkin by Editors

INTERVIEW: RACHEL CHAVKIN. As Anais Mitchell’s contemporary folk opera Hadestown continues at the National Theatre ahead of its Broadway run, director Rachel Chavkin talks to Matt Trueman …

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Michael Boyd by Editors

INTERVIEW: MICHAEL BOYD. Belfast-born director Michael Boyd ran the Royal Shakespeare Company from 2003 and 2012, during which time he stabilised its finances, restored its reputation, overs…

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Thursday, November 8, 2018

Alan Lane by Editors

INTERVIEW: ALAN LANE. Slung Low’s artistic director tells Catherine Love about the company’s radical transformation over the last decade, from an independent experimental company to a so…

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Thursday, November 1, 2018

Sonia Friedman by Editors

ARCHIVE INTERVIEW: SONIA FRIEDMAN. In October 2003, producer Sonia Friedman sat down to discuss the state of the West End with critic Dominic Cavendish. The picture wasn’t rosy: the war on…

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Thursday, October 25, 2018

Neil Austin by Editors

INTERVIEW: NEIL AUSTIN. The celebrated British lighting designer tells Luke Jones about the tricks of his trade and touches on a rich variety of shows including Albion at the Almeida Theatre…

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Jonathan Pryce by Editors

INTERVIEW: JONATHAN PRYCE. Jonathan Pryce talks about appearing in Florian Zeller’s The Height of the Storm, in which he plays a novelist who may or may not be grieving for his wife of m…

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Sunday, July 20, 2014

West End Review: Miss Saigon, Fathers and Sons, Skylight, The Crucible by TheatreVOICE

West End Review: revivals special. Mark Shenton hosts a final session in the current format, in which regular panellists Kate Bassett, David Benedict and Matt Wolf are joined for one contrib…

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