Famous Faces & Interviews
Monday 16 April 2018

A Streetcar Named Desire: 5 minutes with Chelsea Walker

Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire is regarded by many as one of the greatest American plays of the 20th century. Opening on Broadway in December 1947, the play received the Pulitzer Prize for Best Drama in 1948 and in 1951 the play was adapted for the big screen. The film, which starred Vivien Leigh and Marlon Brando, won a host of awards including the Academy Award for Best Actress and cemented the play's status in American drama history. 

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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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