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INTERVIEW: Kris Rawlinson on his solo cabaret

Musical Director Kris Rawlinson

Kris Rawlinson is one of the busiest and youngest musical directors currently working in London. Rawlinson is about to have his own solo show at The Pheasantry. John Roberts took some time out to speak to him about his career to date and what to expect from his forthcoming show. You have been busy with many projects over the last ...

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INTERVIEW: Josh Carr – Building The Warren for Brighton Fringe

The Warren Brighton

While performers are busy running last minute line rehearsals and their marketing teams are planning their flyering strategies, across Brighton the sound of hammering is filling the air. With 165 venues being used for Brighton Fringe in 2016, organisers have to find performance spaces right across the city. One of the busiest venues in the City is The Warren complex, ...

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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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