Famous Faces & Interviews
Wednesday 3 May 2017

Not Dead Enough: 5 Minutes with Peter James!


This month sees the return of the celebrated author Peter James with a thrilling new stage adaptation of his best-selling novel, Not Dead Enough, starring Laura Whitmore, Bill Ward and Stephen Billington.

Here's what Peter James had to say about his books, writing spine-chilling thrillers and seeing his words brought alive on stage...

Firstly, how would you sum up the plot of Not Dead Enough, without giving too much away!

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Thursday 9 February 2017

Henceforward...: 1987's futuristic comedy: an Interview with Alan Ayckbourn

The work of Alan Ayckbourn, the acclaimed playwright who has written over seventy plays, is soon returning to our stage with the laugh-out-loud futuristic comedy Henceforward... (Wed 22 - Sat 25 Feb). Alan Ayckbourn chatted to Simon Murgatroyd about his play and the difficulty of producing a production that was deemed futuristic in 1987... in 2017! 

Henceforward… is this year’s Ayckbourn revival at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, tell us a little about the play.

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Friday 25 November 2016

Dick Whittington Behind the Scenes: 5 Minutes with the Writers!


Now that curtain-up for our spectacular family pantomime Dick Whittington and his Cat is just one day away, all the writers can do now is wait! This week we sat down for a chat with the script writing duo Matt Crosby and Al Morley, and found out what it's really like writing for the joyful, hilarious and bizarre art-form of panto...

Firstly, what kicked off your respective careers in writing panto scripts?

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