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INTERVIEW: Tina C – Eating County at Brighton Fringe

Tina C Eating Country

For many, Brighton Fringe is the home of many performers at the beginning of their career, hoping that their debut production will get them industry attention. At the Brighton Spiegeltent, however, international country music superstar, and former US Presidential candidate, Tina C will be kicking off the Fringe with a chance to catch her new show, Eating Country. Tina took ...

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INTERVIEW: Dr Ahmed Kazmi – Doctor In The House

Dr Ahmed - Doctor In The House

For many, doctors in comedy conjure up pictures of Jim Dale careering down a flight of stairs inCarry On Nurse. There is, though, a strong comic tradition among the medical profession, including Harry Hill and Jo Brand, both former medics. Dr Ahmed Kazmi is swapping the consulting room for the stage and bringing his one-man comedy show to both Brighton ...

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INTERVIEW: Michael Socha contemplates new horizons

Michael Socha

No stranger to television and cinema audiences, actor Michael Socha is making a rare appearance on stage in Liam Borrett'ssupernatural two-hander This Is Living at Trafalgar Studios, London, in May. Paul Couch caught up with him before rehearsals to talk ghosts, werewolves, aliens, and skinheads.   It’s difficult not to warm pretty quickly to actor Michael Socha. The 28-year-old is ...

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INTERVIEW: Maria Tivnan – Pleasure Ground, National Tour

Fregoli Theatre Company are in the middle of a national tour for their highly acclaimedPleasure Ground(see our review of last year's show in Galway here). Ciara L Murphy, Regional Editor for Ireland caught up with company member Maria Tivnan to find out how they were getting on and what they have in store in the future. Ciara L Murphy: Pleasure ...

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INTERVIEW: Sam Lupton on Starting Here, Starting Now

Musical Theatre performer Sam Lupton

Musical Theatre actor Sam Lupton is probably best known for Being a Little Bit Racist in Avenue Q and Dancing Through Life as Boq in Wicked. Currently rehearsing for a revival of Maltby and Shire's rarely performed song cycle Starting Here, Starting Now,John Roberts catches up with him during rehearsals for a quick chat about the show. What have been ...

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INTERVIEW: Kully Thiarai, her Curtain Call and CAST

By Ron Simpson On 25 April 2016, CAST in Doncaster is to hold a special event, a “Give What You Can” fundraising evening for the theatre with Artistic Director Kully Thiarai, joined by friends and guests for an evening of memories, music and performance. The special significance of what is certain to be a warm-hearted and entertaining evening is that ...

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