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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Pam Ayres

The poet and comedienne Pam Ayres talks to Agnes Frimston about her new collection of poems, You Made Me Late Again, loving twitter and bees and what hating sherry might mean for her career. Hi Pam, congratulations on the launch of your new book. What can fans expect from You Made Me Late Again? It's a collection of all the ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 minutes with Rachel Trezise

Rachel Trezise wrote her first novel while still a student in 2002 and won the Dylan Thomas Prize in 2006 for her collection of short stories Fresh Apples. She has now written her first play – Tonypandemonium – which will play at the Park and Dare Theatre in Treorchy, presented by the National Theatre of Wales. Rachel spoke to us ...

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INTERVIEW: Ten Minutes with Rory Taylor

In 2012 Rory Taylor was pipped at the post in the final of ITV’s Superstar - the reality TV show to find a Jesus for the huge multi-million pound arena revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar. Since then Rory has performed alongside Kerry Ellis in RENT and is currently in the second cast of the Arena tour he ...

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10 minutes with… Rachel Tucker

Rachel Tucker rose to fame on the BBC talent show I'd Do Anything, where she reached the semi-final. Stints in West End musical titans We Will Rock You and Wicked followed, and now she is tackling two new projects: her first album, The Reason, and a political drama, Farragut North. Lucy Thackray caught up with her about how she's dealt ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 minutes with John Owen-Jones

John Owen-Jones is an actor and tenor most famous for starring in Les Misérables and The Phantom of the Opera in the West End and on tour. From Burry Port in South Wales, Owen-Jones trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama before becoming the youngest ever actor to play Jean Valjean aged just 26. He has since been ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 minutes with… Telly Leung

Star of Glee and Broadway Telly Leung makes his UK debut in July. Straight from a sell-out run at New York's prestigious 54 Below venue, his show Telly Leung: Live in London will be at the London Hippodrome for two shows only.Nicole Evans caught up with him to chat about the show, his album and his career so far. You ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 minutes with Josefina Gabrielle

Josefina Gabrielletrained at London's Arts Educational Schools London before starting her career as a soloist with the National Ballet of Portugal. Following many memorable rôles in productions such as the National Theatre's Oklahoma!(with Hugh Jackman), 2009's revival of Sweet Charity and the recent UK tour of The King and I, she is soon to return to the West End as ...

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10 minutes with Roxana Silbert, artistic director of Birmingham Repertory Theatre

The Birmingham Repertory Theatre (or The REP) has just celebrated its centenary and the autumn/winter 2013 season marks the reopening of the theatre’s Broad Street home - completewith a new 300 seat studio.Nicole Evans caught up with the new artistic director Roxana Silbert to find outmore and talk about the importance of local theatre and her plans for her future ...

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