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Theatre Deli Co-Artistic Director Roland Smith talks to the theatremakers, artists and performers who are inspiring a new generation of practitioners across the UK. Through their conversations they explore all the different facets of people's experience of being an artist working in performance. Sometimes we talk about successes, but mostly it focuses on the work, the determination and the motivation that continues to drive them forwards to push the boundaries of what theatre can be.

Theatre Deli Co-Artistic Director Roland Smith talks to the theatremakers, artists and performers who are inspiring a new generation of practitioners across the UK. Through their conversations they explore all the different facets of people's experience of being an artist working in performance. Sometimes we talk about successes, but mostly it focuses on the work, the determination and the motivation that continues to drive them forwards to push the boundaries of what theatre can be.
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United Kingdom

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Theatre Deli Co-Artistic Director Roland Smith talks to the theatremakers, artists and performers who are inspiring a new generation of practitioners across the UK. Through their conversations they explore all the different facets of people's experience of being an artist working in performance. Sometimes we talk about successes, but mostly it focuses on the work, the determination and the motivation that continues to drive them forwards to push the boundaries of what theatre can be.

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@theatredeli

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English

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07713486420


Episodes

David Jubb - S1E6

3/21/2018
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Roland Smith talks to David Jubb, artistic director of Battersea Arts Centre.

Duration:00:51:04

Nadia Latif final

3/15/2018
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As a young female director of colour, Nadia Latif has had to navigate her own route through an institutionally white world of British theatre. Her ongoing and outspoken fight against the sheer ‘level of fuckery’ is equally humbling and inspirational. Nadia’s role as a trailblazer, however, has at the same time made her a lighting rod for controversy, and unfortunately for a woman of such talent, intelligence and courage the chances are that if you have heard of Nadia you will know her for...

Duration:01:39:12

Louise Orwin - #DeliPod // Extra! Extra!

3/12/2018
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Following on from storming Edinburgh Festival last summer, Louise Orwin is bringing back her electrifying show 'A Girl and A Gun' for what she threatens is the last time. As it opens this week - and runs 14th - 18th March at the Vault Festival - we thought we would treat you to a little extract from our stunning conversation with Louise....

Duration:00:05:30

Esther McAuley - S1E4

3/7/2018
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"These experiences don't stop. You carry on doing the one-star review shows all your life. Until you go 'I've got to make my own work. Something's got to change'..." As we Theatre Deli celebrates 10 years since our first production of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream', Roland talks to one of that show's cast members, Esther McAuley, about her company 'Macs Arcadian' and her quest to make fearless and accessible performances for adults and children.

Duration:00:50:32

Lee Simpson - S1E2

2/22/2018
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"Our vision is a world where dreaming is taken seriously" That quote is taken from the Improbable website. It is the first line on the section 'Our vision'. Those 10 words capture the very essence of the interview with Lee Simpson. Both encapsulate the humour and fierce insight, the lightness of speech that carries a deep understanding of the artist's life. In our conversation, Lee talks about failing as a Commercial Radio Breakfast DJ, the teacher that introduced him to improvisation, why...

Duration:01:09:35

Tom Morris - S1E1

2/15/2018
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In this first episode from the Theatre Deli Podcast, Co-Artistic Director Roland Smith talks to Tom Morris, Artistic Director of Bristol Old Vic and Associate Director of the National Theatre. Now, Tom is known to most people as the co-director of War Horse, the producer of Jerry Springer: The Opera or even as the younger brother of Chris Morris. When they first met, Tom was the Artistic Director of Battersea Arts Festival (BAC) and Roland was an aspiring director, who was drifting around...

Duration:00:49:34