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Alongside a wide range of assisting credits Alice has directed at the Old Vic, Arcola and Southwark Playhouse. She is also a Creative Associate at the Bush Theatre and has just finished assisting Natalie Abrahami on a children’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s Pericles for Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.
What did your role as Assistant Director [...]
Running a fringe theatre is no easy task; little government funding and limited commercial interest, not to mention the difficulty of convincing an audience to come and spend their money. But since reopening in 2005 the Brockley Jack Studio Theatre in South London has gained a burgeoning reputation as well as a loyal following. Peter Clapp [...]
After a year in residence at the Orange Tree Theatre, Emma Faulkner is presenting a revival of Joe Orton’s The Ruffian On The Stair as part of their annual Directors Showcase. Orton’s play is both funny and dark: it is a peculiar and unsettling mixture of black comedy and verbal wit.
After graduating, Faulkner worked as [...]
He has been writing and adapting children’s books for the stage for over 40 years, so what is it about him that has enabled such a long and successful career in the theatre? I caught up with David Wood OBE during rehearsals of his adaptation of Sam McBratney’s book Guess How Much I Love You [...]
She may be in her 60s, but actress Myra Sands is still going strong after a career in theatre which spans more than 50 years and has produced an impressive résumé containing 100s of musicals. She is currently in Oliver! at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, where I chatted to her in her dressing room. [...]