Stage and screen star Mathew Horne talks to us about playing a role close to his heart in the stage version of hit movie, Rain Man. For anyone who doesn’t know the film, what’s Rain Man about? It’s a heart-warming story of love and tenderness between two brothers. It’s about a 29-year-old car dealer who […]
Paul T. Davies has been a fan of playwright Tom Wells since seeing his breakthrough play Jumpers For Goalposts, (which is also being performed at the Fringe by Kite in the Storm at The Space on the Mile), and here Tom chats about his and Matthew Robins’ new musical, Drip, performing as part of this […]
While London’s Gays The Word bookshop is more in the public eye, (it featured heavily in the film Pride), less is known about Lavender Menace, the bookshop that began in the cloakroom of Scotland’s first gay nightclub and became the beating heart of Edinburgh’s LGBT community. Now celebrated as a play, Love Song to Lavender […]
Paul T Davies speaks to Clive Brill, Producer and Artistic Director of Frinton Summer Theatre.
Playwright and author Diane Samuels spoke of her play Kindertransport and the real- life events that inspired it. Can you tell us a little about the Kindertransport story? Between 1938 and the outbreak of the Second World War, almost 10,000 children, most of them Jewish, were sent by their parents from Germany, Czechoslovakia, Austria to […]
Sir Matthew Bourne talks about New Adventures and their re-telling of the classic story Cinderella which is touring the UK. The most striking aspect of this re-telling of the Cinderella story is the setting. Why did you choose to set the world’s most famous fairy tale during the London Blitz in 1940? I first fell […]
We speak to Joe Pasquale on being Frank Spencer in the Some Mothers Do ‘Ave’Em on stage, living dangerously and a naughty on-stage habit… What can people expect from the stage show of Some Mothers Do ‘Av ‘Em? Proper family comedy that is set in the 70s and is so funny that you will laugh […]
Former EastEnders star Charlie Clement tells us about new stage thriller The Case of The Frightened Lady now touring the UK How would you describe The Case Of The Frightened Lady? It is a tense thriller that all takes place in the stately home of Lord and Lady Lebanon. The play kicks off with a […]