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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Kevin Finnan

Motionhouse bring a new-adrenaline-fuelled multi-media dance theatre production to Huddersfield’s Lawrence Batley Theatre this January before embarking on a UK tour. Rich Jevons talks to Artistic Director Kevin Finnan MBE about the history of the company and the significance of the current work Broken. Firstly, could you tell us how Motionhouse was formed? Motionhouse was a collaboration between Louise Richards ...

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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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Encore: Andrew Keates and Robert McWhir, The Landor Theatre

Those familiar with The Phantom of the Opera will know that Paris’ fictional Opera Populaire in which the show is set, is run by two charming if somewhat pompous gentlemen, M. Firmin and M. Andre, forever attending to and fussing over the requirements and the budgets of their productions, the quality of which, courtesy of the Opera Ghost, was often ...

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PREVIEW: an exciting season for children at Wimbledon’s Polka Theatre

Most people spend time looking for entertaining and exciting activities to share with children, but many overlook the magical experience that theatre can provide. Since its opening in 1979 on Wimbledon Broadway, Polka Theatre, the UK’s first theatre dedicated entirely to children, has been enthralling children and adults alike with engaging and stimulating productions. The theatre has an international reputation ...

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