Nov 17, 2023
Mark Thomas is a stand-up comic whose work for stage and TV has frequently crossed over into theatre and into political activism, in some cases resulting in changes in the law.
He is currently performing a show he hasn’t written himself for the first time, England & Son by award-winning playwright Ed Edwards.
Oct 17, 2023
The Prince of Egypt, the DreamWorks animated film from 1998, was brought to the West End stage in 2020 at the Dominion Theatre but had to take a break due to the COVID lockdown. It completed its run the following year when it was filmed for a cinema release.
BTG Editor David Chadderton spoke to the show’s composer...
Aug 30, 2023
Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre and Tamasha will present Tanika Gupta’s adaptation of Great Expectations by Charles Dickens set during the Indian partition in Bengal, directed by Pooja Ghai, Artistic Director of Tamasha
BTG Editor David Chadderton spoke to Pooja during rehearsals about the production, the...
Aug 23, 2023
Dublin Theatre Festival in Ireland has been running since 1957, and Willie White has been its Artistic Director and Chief Executive since 2011.
BTG Editor David Chadderton spoke to Willie about the 2023 festival and the history and general focus of the festival.
Dublin Theatre Festival runs from 28 September to 15...
Aug 16, 2023
Glasgow-based writer Nat McCleary’s play Thrown for National Theatre Scotland is set in the world of backhold wrestling and is concluding its tour of Scotland with a run at the Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh as part of the Edinburgh International Festival.
It is directed by Johnny McKnight, who spoke to BTG Editor...