Jul 23, 2016

BTG London editor Philip Fisher talks to writer Nell Dunn in her Fulham home.

Nell Dunn first became a published writer with Up the Junction, a collection of short stories, in 1963, then went on to become a successful novelist (Poor Cow, 1967) and playwright (Steaming, 1981). She co-wrote a screen adaptation of...


Jul 7, 2016

Roxanne Pallett, probably still best-known for her long-running character of Jo in ITV's Emmerdale, is currently appearing as Tyler in Neil LaBute's Some Girls at London's Park Theatre and in 2017 will star as Holly in a new production of The Wedding Singer, a musical based on the popular 1998 film of the same...


Jun 20, 2016

As the Nottingham Playhouse Sweet Vengeance season is announced, BTG Midlands editor Steve Orme talks to Artistic Director Giles Croft about the season, titled "Sweet Vengeance".

Also, actress Vicky McClure and director Matt Aston talk about their revival of Stephen Lowe's Touched and crime writer John Harvey...


Apr 28, 2016

Edinburgh-based Puppet State Theatre Company has become famous for its stage adaptation of Jean Giono's The Man Who Planted Trees, which has toured the world for ten years.

The company's new production is J R R Tolkien's short story Leaf By Niggle, performed as a solo piece by Richard Medrington, who spoke to us...


Apr 22, 2016

York-based Pilot Theatre has collaborated with York Theatre Royal on a new adaptation of a dystopian science fiction story, The Machine Stops by E M Forster.

The adaptation is by Bolton-based playwright Neil Duffield, who speaks to us about adapting science fiction for the stage, the remarkable resonances that...