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Chris Urch

INTERVIEW: Chris Urch, Playwright

Actor Chris Urch has written his first full-length play and there is already talk of him perhaps being the British Tennessee Williams. BT: Chris, you trained as an actor, what spurred you on to play writing?CU: Whilst training at the Drama Centre there was this lesson called Character Analysis where I would have to create […]

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Seth Rudetsky

INTERVIEW: Seth Rudetsky

David Richards sits down for a quick chat with Seth Rudetsky – A multi-talented and multi-faceted entertainer. It is a rare balmy and sunny day, the first official day of Summer, when Seth Rudetsky and I sit down in Leicester Square to chat about his life, profession and current collaboration with Patti LuPone. His work […]

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Declan Donnellan

INTERVIEW: Declan Donnellan

“Is there a little bit of Ubu Roi in all of us?” Emily Hardy asks acclaimed theatre director Declan Donnellan. It was an interview that started like any other Declan Donnellan and I exchange pleasantries and begin, as intended, by discussing Cheek by Jowl’s touring production of Ubu Roi, directed by Donnellan and designed by […]

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Philip Ridley

INTERVIEW: Philip Ridley, Telling Stories

Phil Matthews meets celebrated playwright Philip Ridley. His new play Feathers in the Snow premieres at Southwark Playhouse this month. Walking into the Southwalk Playhouse during the day is an odd experience. Gone are the atmospheric lights and energy that form part of the theatre’s famous character. This feels more like being in a nightclub […]

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