Category Theatre Interviews

INTERVIEW: Ned Bennett Talks EQUUS

Director Ned Bennett on EQUUS

Award-winning director Ned Bennett talks about EQUUS and the challenges of taking on such a well-known play

This month sees English Touring Theatre bring a new production of EQUUS to Salford’s The Lowry.

Inspired by a true story, EQUUS tells the story a young man who brutally blinded six horses and the psychiatrist tasked with uncovering the motive behind the boy’s violent act...

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INTERVIEW: Elesha Paul Moses Talks WHITNEY – QUEEN OF THE NIGHT

Whitney: Queen Of The Night

Elesha Paul Moses steps into the limelight for premiere West End performance of hit Whitney Houston tribute show

Elesha Paul Moses has paid her dues in the entertainment world; she’s been striving for success in the music business for 20 years, via traditional grafting and TV talent shows. Now, she’s set for a fresh start, taking her singing career to a new level starring in the critically acclaimed international stage sensation WHITNEY: QUEEN OF THE NIGHT for its West End premiere at The Sav...

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INTERVIEW: Katy Lipson Talks Musicals, RAGS and Hope Aria Academy

2018 Season Hope Mill Theatre

Award-winning theatre producer Katy Lipson talks about her love for musical theatre, why RAGS means so much to her and what to expect from new drama school Hope Aria Academy

It’s fair to say that it’s been a whirlwind few years for Katy Lipson...

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INTERVIEW: Rupert Hill Talks THE FULL MONTY

The Cast of THE FULL MONTY

Actor and director Rupert Hill talks about being at the helm of THE FULL MONTY on its final UK tour

After six long years on the stage, THE FULL MONTY heads out on a UK tour for the final time, stopping at Manchester’s Opera House for a week-long run.

Based on his smash hit 1997 film, THE FULL MONTY tells the story of six out-of-work and impoverished steelworkers from Sheffield who decide to bare all in a Chippendale-style show in order to raise some money.

From the cobbles of Weatherfield to...

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INTERVIEW: Elesha Paul Moses Talks WHAT’S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT?

WHATS LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT - ELESHA PAUL MOSES AS TINA TURNER

Elesha Paul Moses talks about paying homage to rock and soul legend Tina Turner in new tribute show WHAT’S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT?

Elesha Paul Moses has paid her dues in the entertainment world; she’s been striving for success in the music business for 20 years, via traditional grafting and TV talent shows. Now, she’s set for a fresh start, taking her singing career to a new level starring in the mammoth tribute show tour WHAT’S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT?, celebrating the music and life of roc...

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INTERVIEW: David Walliams Talks BILLIONAIRE BOY THE MUSICAL

billionaire boy

David Walliams talks about BILLIONAIRE BOY THE MUSICAL, wacky inventions and what he would do with a Billion pounds

The smash-hit show BILLIONAIRE BOY THE MUSICAL, based on the book by David Walliams, comes to The Lowry this February half-term. Ahead of the show’s arrival, Walliams talks about the musical, wacky inventions and what he would do with a Billion pounds!

BILLIONAIRE BOY THE MUSICAL begins when factory-worker Len Spud and his son Joe become overnight billionaires, due to Mr Spud’s ...

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INTERVIEW: Cast of THE FULL MONTY on Final UK Tour

THE FULL MONTY UK Tour

The cast of THE FULL MONTY tell the naked truth as they embark on the final tour of the show

With just four months left to go on their UK tour, Vicky Edwards gets the naked truth from the cast of THE FULL MONTY as they embark upon the FINAL tour of the show. 

It may be the last ever tour of this particular production, but it is the story that keeps on giving. Originally an award-winning movie, as a stage play THE FULL MONTY has won both awards and hearts...

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INTERVIEW: Miles Jupp and James Kettle Talk THE LIFE I LEAD

THE LIFE I LEAD Poster

Stand-up comedian Miles Jupp and comedy writer James Kettle talk about new play THE LIFE I LEAD and the remarkable life of David Tomlinson

Stand-up comedian and actor, Miles Jupp, takes to the stage to playing quintessentially English gentleman actor, David Tomlinson, in a UK tour of biographical stage comedy, THE LIFE I LEAD.

Written by narrative and entertainment comedy writer James Kettle, THE LIFE I LEAD is a richly comic and moving tale of a very well-known face...

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INTERVIEW: Alison Fitzjohn Talks THE BAND

Alison Fitzjohn as Claire in THE BAND

Alison Fitzjohn as Claire in THE BAND. Photo Credit: Matt Crockett

Alison Fitzjohn talks to Frankly My Dear UK about taking on the role of Claire in THE BAND and why the new musical appeals to so many people

Following praise from critics and audiences across the UK and a successful run in London’s West End, the fastest selling musical theatre tour of all time – THE BAND – makes a welcome return to the North West this week as part of an extended UK tour.

Written by Tim Firth and featuring th...

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INTERVIEW: Adam Meggido Talks SHOWSTOPPER! THE IMPROVISED MUSICAL

SHOWSTOPPER! THE IMPROVISED MUSICAL

Co-creator and director Adam Meggido talks about SHOWSTOPPER! THE IMPROVISED MUSICAL and the inspiration behind the show

Following a successful eleven-year run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, as well as a BBC Radio 4 series and a critically acclaimed run in London’s West End, must-see phenomenon SHOWSTOPPER! THE IMPROVISED MUSICAL heads out on a UK tour.

Created from scratch at each performance, the award-winning show sees a group of incredible performers turn audience suggestions into all...

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