Nov 28, 2012

Philip Fisher interviews James Graham ahead of the transfer of his Evening Standard nominated political drama This House to the Olivier Theatre.

In addition to discussing British politics in the second half of the 1970s, the conversation also looks into what it takes for a young writer to make it to the National,...


Nov 27, 2012

Bolton Octagon artistic director David Thacker pays tribute to the theatre's founder Robin Pemberton-Billing, who died on 18 November 2012 at the age of 83.

Also included are some memories of working at the theatre in its early days from actor Robert Powell, recorded in July 2011.


Nov 12, 2012

Jodie Prenger, who won the part of Nancy in Oliver! in a TV reality programme, is currently starring as Dolly in Richard Bean's One Man, Two Guvnors, the multi-award-winning comedy from the National Theatre based on Carlo Goldoni's The Servant of Two Masters directed by Nicholas Hytner, at the Theatre Royal...


Nov 9, 2012

At the Empty Space Peter Brook Awards on 6 November 2012, the Peter Brook / Mobius Award was presented to The Lowry in Salford for its support of new work and new practitioners in its Studio.

The citation on the award stated that it was awarded for, "determined efforts to support early development of new...


Nov 5, 2012

Paul Hendy launched Evolution Productions in 2005 with his wife Emily. Since then the business has grown from an initial four productions to seven and 2012 will mark the second year the Company has produced at the Fairfield Halls, Croydon.

This year's production Jack and the Beanstalk boasts face of CBeebies Sid...