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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes With Stephen Webb

Stephen Webb takes time out to chat to The Public Reviews’ Rich Jevons about his rôle as Tommy Devito in the smash hit musical Jersey Boys. Jersey Boys has proved to be a hugely successful show, and the touring version is no different. Congratulations for your recent MTA Award for Best Musical! Tommy Devito is your dream rôle isn’t it? ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Deborah McAndrew

Deborah McAndrew is best known in Yorkshire for her multitude of successful plays for two companies: Northern Broadsides (most recently last year’s award-winning An August Bank Holiday Lark) and Mikron Theatre Company. The Public Reviews’ Ron Simpson talks to her about her next play One of Each, which opens at Mikron’s Marsden Mechanics base on 2nd May 2015. How did ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Amy Leach

The Public Reviews’ Rich Jevons catches up with Amy Leach, co-founder of the award-winning En Masse Theatre Company for young people, currently directing Little Sure Shot at West Yorkshire Playhouse and community venues across Leeds. What was your early inspiration at Bolton Octagon Theatre like? The thing about the Bolton Octagon is that it’s always been a really renowned youth ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Luke Wright on Latitude

As the poetry and spoken word line-up is announced for this year’s 10th anniversary edition of the Latitude Festival, poet Luke Wright, who curates the festival’s Poetry Tent, talks to Glen Pearce about programming the festival and his brand new touring shows.   You’ve been associated with Latitude since the beginning – did you ever imagine it would become the ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Flavia Cacace

The Public Reviews’ Rich Jevons talks to Flavia Cacace about her dancing career with Vincent Simone and their latest theatrical production Dance ‘Til Dawn which is currently touring the UK. What are your earliest memories of dancing? I still remember my dance school from when I was five, and actually my very first dance teacher came to watch Dance ‘Til ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 minutes with Vertigo’s Craig Hepworth

Vertigo Theatre Productions have become one of Manchester’s most successful and recognisable fringe companies since producing their first show in 2007. Recently nominated for three Manchester Theatre Awards for Watching Goldfish Suffocate the company owned by Craig Hepworth, Adele Stanhope and Karl Burge have brought many original plays to the region Vertigo are back this May with an original play ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Trainspotting’s Adam Spreadbury-Maher

A new, immersive production of Trainspotting opens at London’s King's Head Theatre this week to launch a new programme at the venue. Co-Director and Kings Head Artistic DirectorAdam Spreadbury-Maherspoke to Glen Pearce about the production and what audiences can expect in the coming months at the King's Head. How is the production going? Really well. I went up to spend ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Barnum’s Brian Conley

He’s perhaps one of the most recognised faces on TV, but Brian Conley has also established himself as a firm favourite on the Musical Theatre stage. He’s currently half way through a lengthy tour of the spectacular musical Barnum, a show that requires Conley to walk the tightwire among other things. He took 10 minutes out of his hectic schedule ...

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