At the time of the interview, Amy was appearing as Teen Fiona and Tweedle Dum in Shrek The Musical at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London. She very kindly agreed to answer a few questions about herself and her career. Where did you go to school and which parts did you get in school plays? I went to St. Margaret’s School in Exeter and was very lucky to have a fantastic Performing Arts Department. I played parts such as ‘Brigitta’ in ‘The Sound of Music’, ‘Puck’ in ‘A Midsummer … [Read more...]
London Theatre Interviews with Cast and Creatives
Here is our collection of interviews with cast and creatives from the world of theatre. Browse our website for London Theatre Tickets for London West End Theatres. Book tickets for shows, musicals, plays, drama, opera, dance, comedy & more!
Damien was born in Queensbury, West Yorkshire and has been interested in musical theatre from a young age. He saw a lot of shows at the Alhambra Theatre in Bradford, where he also played his first role as ‘Jerome’ in South Pacific. A “dancer by heart”, Damien came 3rd in Dance Master UK when he was 18. Damien completed a BETC National Diploma in Musical Theatre (Shipley College, Yorkshire), went on to audition for a London drama school – and got in. He trained at Arts Educational School of … [Read more...]
At the time of the interview, Alice was performing as Sugar Plum Fairy and Gingy, together with being understudy for Princess Fiona in Shrek the Musical at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. She has performed the role of Princess Fiona on several occasions, with notable comments from people that have been lucky enough to see her. Having played several types of musical instrument at school, Alice’s stage career began when she joined the Mountview Theatre School in North London. When she … [Read more...]
Scott McKenzie from Dumbarton, Scotland is 13 years old. He likes maths and swimming. His favourite actor is Gerard Butler and his favourite film is ‘Law Abiding Citizen’. He has got an 11-year-old (!) ‘hook a duck’ funfair goldfish called Frankie. His favourite meal? “My Mum’s homemade chicken fajitas.” A lovely and, I’d like to add, very polite young lad - but why am I writing this article? What’s so special? Scott has a dream. He wants to dance. To be more precise, he wants to be a … [Read more...]
John is an award-winning and record-breaking West End and Broadway performer probably best known for his performances as The Phantom in The Phantom of The Opera and as Jean Valjean in Les Miserables. This week I had the pleasure of asking John some questions, I hope that you enjoy an insight into - John Owen-Jones. When you graduated in 1994 with a Degree in Acting, what were your ambitions then? My ambitions were to play Valjean in the West End, work at the National Theatre and work with … [Read more...]