Category Theatre Interviews

Circa Tsuica’s Tom Neal and Baptiste Bouquin Talk NOW OR NEVER

The cast of Circa Tsuica’s NOW OR NEVER

The cast of Circa Tsuica’s NOW OR NEVER. ® V Berthe Pommery

Circa Tsuica’s Tom Neal and Baptiste Bouquin talk about their new travelling Big Top show NOW OR NEVER

French circus company Circa Tsuica set up camp in The Lowry Plaza next week for a special week-long run of their new show NOW OR NEVER.

Working with young musicians from the MAPAS Jazz Band, Salford, NOW OR NEVER is an exhilarating fusion of stunning acrobatics and funky brass rhythms, where acrobats, musicians and audiences all pla...

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INTERVIEW: Matthew Warchus Talks MATILDA THE MUSICAL

MATILDA THE MUSICAL

Director Matthew Warchus about taking MATILDA THE MUSICAL out on tour and why the story continues to captivate audiences

The multi-award-winning MATILDA THE MUSICAL finally heads to Manchester’s Palace Theatre next month for a three month run as part of a new UK tour.

Inspired by Dahl’s beloved book, MATILDA THE MUSICAL tells the story of a precocious 5-year-old girl with the gift of telekinesis, who overcomes obstacles caused by her family and school and helps her teacher to reclaim her life...

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INTERVIEW: Kara Lily Hayworth Talks CILLA THE MUSICAL

Kara Lily Hayworth as Cilla Black in CILLA THE MUSICAL. Photo: Matt Martin

Kara Lily Hayworth as Cilla Black in CILLA THE MUSICAL. Photo: Matt Martin

Kara Lily Hayworth talks about taking on the iconic role of Cilla Black in CILLA THE MUSICAL

Following the success of the critically acclaimed ITV mini-series, CILLA THE MUSICAL finally heads to Salford’s The Lowry next week for a week-long run.

Based on the life of Cilla Black, CILLA THE MUSICAL follows the extraordinary life of the ordinary teenage girl from Liverpool, Priscilla White, and her rocky, yet incredible, ...

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INTERVIEW: Dennis Kelly Talks MATILDA THE MUSICAL

Playwright Dennis Kelly

Playwright Dennis Kelly talks about his work on MATILDA THE MUSICAL and what it means to be taking the musical out on tour

In many ways, it’s hard to believe that Dennis Kelly had never written a musical before MATILDA THE MUSICAL. Best known for his work in television and film, the British writer admits he was shocked when Jeanie O’Hare at the RSC first approached him about adapting Roald Dahl’s classic for the stage but it was a risk that paid off...

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INTERVIEW: Tim Minchin Talks MATILDA THE MUSICAL

Tim Minchin

Lyricist and comedian Tim Minchin talks about the success of MATILDA THE MUSICAL and what it means to be taking it out on tour

When comedian Tim Minchin was approached by The Royal Shakespeare Company back in 2008 to write the music for a new stage adaptation of Roald Dahl’s MATILDA, he never could have imagined its success.

Opening to widespread critical acclaim and box-office popularity, MATILDA THE MUSICAL has grown to become one of the most popular theatre shows in London’s West End, wi...

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INTERVIEW: Caroline Clegg Talks ROMEO AND JULIET

Romeo and Juliet

Caroline Clegg, Founder and Director of Feelgood Theatre talks to Frankly My Dear UK about their new promenade production of ROMEO AND JULIET

Following the success of their 2017 production of MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, award-winning theatre company Feelgood Theatre Productions make a welcome return to Manchester’s Heaton Park to stage William Shakespeare’s classic love story, ROMEO AND JULIET.

Fusing music from Gounod to the Stone Roses, with sword fighting and dance by graduates from the N...

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Julia Donaldson Interview:

Emma Carroll as Lily Ladybird in WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD.

Emma Carroll as Lily Ladybird in WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD. Photo: Michael Jean-Marain

Prize-winning author Julia Donaldson talks about the new stage production of WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD

Anyone with young children will be familiar with Julia Donaldson...

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INTERVIEW: Kelly Price and Felix Mosse Talk ASPECTS OF LOVE

Kelly Price (Rose) and Felix Mosse (Alex) in ASPECTS OF LOVE

Kelly Price (Rose) and Felix Mosse (Alex) in ASPECTS OF LOVE. © Anthony Robling

Kelly Price and Felix Mosse talk to Frankly My Dear UK about their roles as Rose and Alex in ASPECTS OF LOVE

With five star reviews from The Stage and WhatsonStage, its fair to say that Jonathan O’Boyle’s revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic ASPECTS OF LOVE is a hit. 

Running at Hope Mill Theatre until 9 August, the musical follows English student Alex Dillingham, who while travelling through France in 1947, fa...

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INTERVIEW: The cast of ASPECTS OF LOVE talk about taking on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s iconic musical

The cast of ASPECTS OF LOVE talk to Frankly My Dear UK about taking on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s romantic classic

The hotly-anticipated and intimate revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s romantic classic ASPECTS OF LOVE finally opens at Hope Mill Theatre this week with an exciting cast and creative team behind the production.

From Olivier Award nominees and West End regulars to young talent making their professional debuts, a company of 10 will be bringing Lloyd Webber’s much-admired musical to life un...

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INTERVIEW: Joe McGann Talks THE LAST SHIP

Joe McGann in THE LAST SHIP

Joe McGann talks to Frankly My Dear UK about his role in Sting’s new musical THE LAST SHIP

After a receiving widespread critical acclaim and five-star reviews at its official opening in Newcastle’s Northern Stage, Sting’s new musical THE LAST SHIP finally heads to Salford’s The Lowry this week for the final leg of its UK and Ireland Tour.

Inspired by his 1991 album THE SOUL CAGES and Sting’s own childhood experiences, THE LAST SHIP tells the story a community facing the demise of the ship...

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