In this episode Denise Black tells us all about her experience in the Kindertransport rehearsal room and why this production is close to her heart. Plus Artist Development Coordinator Beth Shouler talks us through the Amplify 18 Festival line up.
In this episode Alistair David tells us all about choreographing our production of the legendary musical Sweet Charity. Plus director Beth Shouler sits down for a chat with writer Tom Powell ahead of the premiere of new play I Dare You.
In this episode we speak to Midlands-based creative partnership Lapelle’s Factory. We also have a chat with Theatre Pride’s producer Hayley Green ahead of the company’s scratch performances for Nottingham Pride, and discuss why they are celebrating LGBTQ+ writing from across the country.
In this episode Adam Penford talks to Bill Buckhurst, director of the classic Broadway musical comedy Sweet Charity, which is on at Nottingham Playhouse from 31 August. We also discuss with Siobhan Cannon-Brownlie from Major Labia tackling the patriarchy through vaginal comedy.
In this episode we talk to Matthew Xia, director of our latest production Shebeen, about the timely nature of this new play focusing on the Windrush generation. We also have a chat with Rob Throup, as he prepares to perform at our first Amp Night, a scratch night that forms part of our Amplify artist development programme.
In our first episode, we sit down with some of the stars of our recent production, Holes. Listen to actor Kacey Ainsworth talking about how she prepared for her multiple roles (and multiple accents) in the production, and how everything changed in tech week! We also have an interview between our Artistic Director Adam Penford and Chris Ashby who played Stanley Yelnats in Holes, and also appeared in Adam’s first Playhouse production Wonderland earlier this year.
Before the release of our premier episode we thought we'd share a bonus clip about the recent festival Party Somewhere Else which was based in our Neville Studio. We spoke to Tilly who is part of the Nottingham-based collective whose goal is to showcase work made by women and to champion female-led projects while giving everyone a great night out!