I’m a bit of a workaholic. I have never liked sitting still for too long (although the irony of this sentence will be revealed later). I’ve always wanted to be an actor but I don’t hail from a particularly theatrical family. Both my parents are teachers and did excessive work after hours so I think I had the ethic drummed into me from an early age. However, my workaholism (probably not a real word but I’m sure you get my drift) is strictly performance related. In a … [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!
At the time of this interview, Debbie Kurup was about to reprise her role of Velma Kelly in the West End production of Chicago at the Cambridge Theatre. Chicago brief synopsis: In the late 1920s in Chicago, Illinois, Velma Kelly murdered both her husband and her sister when she found them in bed together. She welcomes the audience to tonight's show ("All That Jazz"). Meanwhile, we hear of chorus girl Roxie Hart's murder of her lover, nightclub regular Fred Casely, and so begins Chicago, one … [Read more...]
Amy was born on 29th December, 1986 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, she has two younger brothers. Amy mentions “we are all very close, I'm very lucky to have had such a supportive family throughout my life and career. One of my brothers is also an actor/musician, it must run in the family! My other brother doesn't like the limelight at all, which is probably a good thing as he balances us out.” As with many young actresses it is often apparent from an early age that they are … [Read more...]
From 11th July 2011 Carley Stenson played college sweetheart Elle Woods. Carley, who is currently playing Margot, steps up to play the leading role. Lee Mead joins the cast later this month (20th June) to play Emmett Forrest and Natalie Casey as dizzy beautician Paulette Buonofonté. Peter Davison continues in the role of Professor Callahan as well as Nicola Brazil as Serena and Siobhan Dillon as Vivienne. You can read about our previous interview article with Carley below. The … [Read more...]
By Actress Fay Downie Isn't it funny how your body goes into 'shut down' after you've been busy for a prolonged period? Having just finished a hugely successful run of 'Decline & Fall', it feels a bit like I've done just that - my body has 'Declined and Fallen'! But, post show 'flu' aside, it has been a truly remarkable 3 months. Little did I know, when I auditioned for the role of the deliciously deadly 'Mrs.Beste Chetwynde', in the first ever stage adaptation of Evelyn … [Read more...]