As panto season gets into full swing, I’m sitting here, fingers crossed and touching wood - my middle name is Versatile - hoping beyond hope that this year I will be able to get to the Backstage Bar at the Rialto for The West End's number one adults-only pantomime Snow White and The Seven Merry Men. In merry anticipation, I caught up with drag queen Ava Cardo and Jamie Redman who are playing Snow White and Prince Donkey Dick respectively. Before moving on to the show, I asked the two to tell me … [Read more...]
London Theatre Interviews with Cast and Creatives
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Kathy Rucker’s play Darling has recently had its world premiere at Islington’s Hope Theatre, and I was lucky enough to get the opportunity to have a chat with her and the play’s director Scott Le Crass. I started by asking them to tell me a little about the play. KR: Darling’s a play about a very charming con artist who has literary ambitions, and he meets a woman who becomes his accomplice and then we meet some of his victims who, in the end, surprise all of them. TE: Where did the … [Read more...]
A young Jewish physicist and an activist poet meet at a party and fall in love. As society splinters around them, the couple’s struggle to survive erupts into violence. Cordelia Lynn’s new play is a subversive and intimate love story about inheritance and the cycles of politics and history. Cast: Richard Katz (Tatte), Tom Mothersdale (Him/Man), Abigail Weinstock (Her/Baba), and Finley Glasgow and Daniel Lawson share the role of Brother 1, and Alexander Fitzgerald and Charlie Tumbridge … [Read more...]
Prepare to fall in love with Disney’s FROZEN all over again, as a brand-new theatrical experience arrives in London’s Theatre Royal Drury Lane this August. Incredible special effects, stunning costumes and jaw-dropping scenery bring Elsa and Anna’s journey to life in a whole new way. And with all the beloved songs from the movie – as well as a few surprises from the writers behind Let it Go – you’ll be transported to Arendelle from the moment the curtain rises. FROZEN is brought to the … [Read more...]
We’re talking to Luke Hallgarten, artistic director of the Revel Puck Circus and the director of their latest show, the Wing Scuffle Spectacular. Ben: Tell me about the company. Luke: The Revel Puck Circus formed a few years ago. We have a great passion for tented, outdoor touring and are trying to reposition circus’s public image more into 21st Century culture. The public’s perception is more of a classical circus. They often think of animals and red-nosed clowns and ringmaster’s with … [Read more...]