Oct 16, 2016

Freedom Studios is an inter-cultural theatre company based in Bradford, West Yorkshire which is about to open a new play by Tajinder Singh Hayer set in a post-apocalyptic fantasy version of Bradford called North Country at The Wild Woods in the heart of the town where it is set.

Alex Chisholm, the play's director...


Oct 4, 2016

Performance poet Luke Wright is is currently touring with a solo verse play directed by nabokov's Joe Murphy called What I Learned From Johnny Bevan.

Luke plays Nick, an arts journalist, who is transported by current events back to memories of his days in university in the mid-'90s when his friend, after whom the...


Sep 24, 2016

Stephen Sondheim's musical Sweeney Todd--the Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a co-production between Derby Theatre and Mercury Theatre Colchester directed by Daniel Buckroyd.

In this episode, BTG Midlands editor Steve Orme speaks to the two lead actors in the production: Hugh Maynard who plays Sweeney and...


Sep 18, 2016

Halifax-based Northern Broadsides has paired up with York Theatre Royal for a revival of J B Priestley's When We Are Married, directed by Northern Broadsides artistic director Barrie Rutter.

Playing the role of Clara Soppitt, actress Kate Anthony, best-known for playing Pam Hobsworth in Coronation Street, spoke to...


Sep 7, 2016

Theatre in Scotland: A Field of Dreams is a compilation of 35 years of reviews from The Scotsman's lead theatre critic Joyce McMillan, edited by former Traverse Theatre artistic director Philip Howard.

From the heart of the Edinburgh Festivals of 2016, Joyce shared with BTG editor David Chadderton her extensive...