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INTERVIEW: Aukje Verhoog – Amsterdam Fringe to Brighton Fringe

Aukje Verhoog

Brighton Fringe has always had an international feel to it, with performers from across the world bringing their work to the Sussex coast. This year though sees 14 UK premieres taking place in Brighton from The Netherlands. In a partnership between Brighton Fringe and The Amsterdam Fringe, The Dutch Season offers a chance to view some of the very best ...

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INTERVIEW: Rob Van Vuuren – South Africa to Brighton

Rob Van Vuuren

Rob Van Vuuren’s name may not be instantly recognisable in the UK but, in his native South Africa, Van Vuuren is a household name. As well as an acclaimed stage and film actor, an accomplished writer and director, Van Vuuren has hosted South Africa’s Got Talent and won the fifth series of the country’s version of Strictly Come Dancing with a ...

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INTERVIEW: Jimmy Osborne on Maisie Says She Loves Me

Playwright Jimmy Osborne and long-time collaborator David Aula were the hit of The Vault Festival in 2014 with their adaptation of The Cement Garden. Now the pair return to the festival with their new show Maisie Says She Loves Me. Osborne sat down with Glen Pearce to talk about the show and the process of writing.  You’ve written Maisie Says ...

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10 Minutes with… Prom Kween writer Rebecca Humphries

In 2016, for the first time in American history, a boy won the coveted crown of Prom Queen at his high school in New York City. Now, Matthew Crisson, who identifies as “non-binary” (meaning neither male nor female), has become the subject of a new play written by musical comedy duo Rebecca Humphries and Joanna Cichonska. PAUL COUCH caught up ...

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INTERVIEW: Scott Reid on Curious Incident

One of the most successful plays of the last couple of years, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time takes to the road again this month in a new national tour. Opening at Salford’s The Lowry before travelling the country, Scott Reid is steadying himself for the tour. He spoke to The Reviews Hub’s Donna Kelly as he ...

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INTERVIEW: Michael Thomas Jenkins on The Last Five Years

The Last Five Yearstours to Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury thisweek after a successful run in Chester inJuly (read our 4* review here).Michael Thomas Jenkins took time out to speak to The Reviews Hub about the show and his influences. Where did your love of Musical Theatre come from? My love for musical theatre first started when I played Nicely Nicely ...

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