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Thursday 25 April 2019

A Day in the Life of... our Deputy Theatre Manager!

It's time for the second in our A Day in the Life of... blog series, and we've jumped from the Box Office counter to our Maynard Bar as we chat with our Deputy Theatre Manager Isabel Tucker Brown.

Our Front of House department are responsible for our customers having the best possible experience when they visit the theatre to watch a show. From your pre-show cocktail, interval ice-cream to simply taking your seat in the auditorium, our hardworking FOH team are responsible for each performance running smoothly and everyone in the building. 

Wednesday 13 February 2019

Discovering Agatha Christie: 13 Fascinating Facts

She brought us Thirteen at Dinner, The Thirteen Problems and Thirteen Clues for Miss Marple. So, ahead of the spine-chilling production The Mirror Crack'd, here's 13 facts about Agatha Christie that might just surprise you...

1.    Agatha Christie is the world’s best-selling novelist, having written 66 crime novels, six non-crime novels, 150 short stories and 19 plays.

Thursday 3 January 2019

A Day in the Life of... A Stage Technician!

The third and final of our A Day in the Life of... pantomime edition blog posts is with our Technical Assistant Harry Chell! Harry's main role for our pantomime is a flyman (he operates the numerous set pieces that need to be flown in and out of the stage by pulling ropes attached to each bar!). Each bar can hold up to a tonne of weight - so no mean feat! 

We've picked Harry's brain about panto-world, here's what he had to say... 

Describe your pantomime role in three words?