As the pandemic spread, and the country went into lockdown, then out, then back, then out then back, creatives everywhere had to adjust their lives and their modus operandi in order to bring theatre to the people and keep their art alive. One of those who has worked very well in this way is Director Scott Le Crass, and I recently caught up with him for a chat about theatre in the age of COVID. TE: Welcome along Scott. I’ve just been looking back and the last time we talked was in June … [Read more...]
London Theatre Interviews with Cast and Creatives
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A couple of days ago my first interview with actors in the adult pantomime Snow White And The Seven Poofs was published. Today I talk to the multi-talented Simon Gross who co-authored, directs and acts in the show and the lovely Aaron Johns who, as his drag alter ego Vicki Vivacious stars as Snow White. As always, I started by asking the two thespians to tell me something about themselves. SG: I brought up on a farm in Oxfordshire, but farming was not really my type of thing as I always … [Read more...]
It’s panto time once more – oh no it's not, oh yes it is etc – and as theatres throughout the land try desperately to get that Christmas feeling moving once more, we are all getting very excited about the prospect of some (socially distanced) real-life theatre once more. Now I love panto, and I especially like adult panto so am very, very excited that the team that brought us Jack and His Giant Bigstalk, last year are back with another offering - as Snow White And The Seven Poofs 2020 comes to … [Read more...]
Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s multi-award-winning musical MARY POPPINS opened at the Prince Edward Theatre in 2019. The magical story of the world’s favourite Nanny is triumphantly and spectacularly brought to the stage with dazzling choreography, incredible effects and unforgettable songs. Starring Zizi Strallen, returning to play the title role following great acclaim on the recent sell-out international tour, Charlie Stemp as Bert, who recently gave an award-winning performance as Arthur … [Read more...]
Emily Bruni is starring in the world premiere of a thrilling new one-woman play, PSYCHODRAMA written and directed by Matt Wilkinson. From 21st - 31st January, 2021 the downstairs room at Never For Ever, formerly Pizza East, in Kentish Town will become a performance space where Peep Show actor Emily Bruni will deliver Wilkinson’s monologue. The creative team are all off-the-scale for this new pop-up theatre in Kentish Town, with a glorious soundscape by Gareth Fry ('Harry Potter and The … [Read more...]