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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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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Joe Pasquale

Currently on tour with Monty Python’s Spamalot, Joe Pasquale spoke with TPR Scotland's Fraser MacDonald about Python, his upcoming standup shows and training for musical theatre performers. Hi Joe. If you could start by just telling us a little bit about Spamalot for those who haven’t seen of it. Well it’s basically the stage musical version of Monty Python and ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with The Three Lions’ Séan Browne

Portraying a famous figure on stage is a daunting prospect, but when that figure is one of our most iconic sporting heroes the challenge is even greater. SéanBrowne talked to Glen Pearce about portraying David Beckham in The Three Lions, currently on a short tour ahead of a run at London’s St James Theatre. Despite the title, however, this isn't ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with And The Beat Goes On’s Johnny McKnight

Horsecross Arts in Perth recently announceda new creative partnership with highly acclaimed Scottish theatre company Random Accomplice to take Olivier Award-winning writer, Stef Smith’s new play And the Beat Goes On out on tour this spring. The chilling tale will be performed by Random Accomplice artistic directors Julie Brown and Johnny McKnight, along with Julie Wilson Nimmo. TPR Scotland's Fraser ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Northern Broadsides Barrie Rutter

The Public Reviews’ Rich Jevons talks to Barrie Rutter, Founder and Artistic Director of Northern Broadsides, about his forthcoming performance as the lead rôle in a Jonathan Miller directed King Lear, following their successful collaboration in Rutherford &Son. How have rehearsals been going? It’s about story-telling and story-acting. Jonathan Miller’s direction is an absolute forensic examination of the human experience, ...

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