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John McGrath unveils the second season for NTW

INTERVIEW: JOHN McGRATH The artistic director of National Theatre Wales gives theatreVOICE an exclusive survey of his programme for the company’s second season, running from this year’s Edinburgh Festival into next year’s Olympic period and concluding in the forests of North Wales in autumn 2012. Dominic Cavendish quizzes.

Roundtable discussion of Gotcha by Barrie Keeffe

FOCUS ON GOTCHA Post-show discussion about enduring lessons to be learned from Barrie Keeffe’s school rebellion drama of 1976, Gotcha, in which an aggrieved comprehensive school pupil holds three teachers hostage. Participants: the writer Barrie Keeffe; the veteran actor Phil Davis; the newcomer Jake Roche, who plays the central role of Kid; the director Poppy Burton-Morgan; and the critic Dominic Cavendish. Excerpt. Recorded at the Riverside Studios. Sound level variable.

Dominic Dromgoole on massive plans for the Globe

INTERVIEW: DOMINIC DROMGOOLE The artistic director of Shakespeare’s Globe talks about his plans for a multi-lingual festival of Shakespeare’s complete works, to coincide with the run-up to the 2012 Olympics; he also describes the major new project to construct an indoor Jacobean theatre alongside the Globe and outlines the vision behind the 2011 season The Word Is God. Dominic Cavendish quizzes.

Mike Bartlett on Earthquakes in London

INTERVIEW: MIKE BARTLETT A series of extracts from a conversation with Dominic Cavendish about Earthquakes in London (Headlong), the playwright’s debut hit at the National Theatre, in which he talks about climate change, the Baby Boomer generation and why Coldplay shouldn’t be given the cold shoulder in the theatre.

Urban Scrawl continues with… Gloucester Road

28 August 2009

in Urban Scrawl podcast series

Urban Scrawl: Gloucester Road, by Dominic Cavendish. Cast: Eloise Secker (Denise); George Banks (Jeremy); Matthew Brewer (Steve); LJC (Boy); Russell Floyd, Lucie Fitchett, Patti Hogan Coyle (Americans). Directed by Marina Caldarone. Studio manager: Tom Cassidy. Recorded at Rose Bruford College. Expletives not deleted. For full details and disclaimer visit the ‘find out more’ section.

Jeremy Adams gives the inside story on producing for the RSC

SHAKESPEARE SPECIAL: SOUTH AFRICA Jeremy Adams, RSC producer, explains to Dominic Cavendish about how the company’s latest international collaboration – The Tempest, co-produced with the Baxter Theatre, Cape Town; now on tour – came about. And the challenges of his job.

Tom Morris and Felix Barrett talk Stoppard

INTERVIEW: TOM MORRIS AND FELIX BARRETT The associate director of the National Theatre and the Punchdrunk director chat during rehearsals for Tom Stoppard’s Every Good Boy Deserves Favour about their co-directed National Theatre revival – and how they met. Dominic Cavendish quizzes. Excerpt.

Peter Nichols discusses Privates on Parade

13 October 2008

in 1950s Drama, Comedy, Playwrights

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INTERVIEW: PETER NICHOLS The veteran playwright, now 81, chats to Dominic Cavendish about the autobiographical basis for Privates on Parade, revived by Ian Brown at West Yorkshire Playhouse and Birmingham Rep, and reminisces about comedians Kenneth Williams and Stanley Baxter, with whom he served in the Combined Services Entertainment concert party in Singapore in 1947.

Edinburgh Fringe and International Festival round-up 2008

EDINBURGH 2008 REVIEW Philip Fisher joins guests Dominic Cavendish and Mark Fisher to weigh up the highs and lows of the Edinburgh Fringe (and International festival) towards the end of the final week.

West End Review: November 2007 (2/2)

16 November 2007

in Feminism, Reviews and Roundtables

WEST END REVIEW (2/2) Thea Sharrock’s revival of Caryl Churchill’s Cloud Nine (Almeida) is discussed by David Benedict (Variety), Jane Edwardes (Time Out) and Aleks Sierz (Tribune). Dominic Cavendish (Daily Telegraph) hosts. Recorded at Dewynters, London.

Review of War Horse

WEST END REVIEW (1/2) The National’s sell-out production of Michael Morpurgo’s War Horse is discussed by David Benedict (Variety) and Jane Edwardes (Time Out). Dominic Cavendish (Daily Telegraph) hosts. Recorded at Dewynters, London.

Playwright David Greig on his Damascus

INTERVIEW: DAVID GREIG The Scottish playwright talks to Dominic Cavendish about Damascus (Traverse), one of his three Edinburgh Festival plays this year, and about his other explorations of the imaginary borderlands between fact and fiction.

Reviewers on Reviewing (2/2)

REVIEWERS on REVIEWING (2/2) Journalist Uchenna Izundu continues to quiz Dominic Cavendish (Telegraph), Jane Edwardes (Time Out) and Lyn Gardner (Guardian) about the business, and art, of theatre criticism.

Reviewers on Reviewing (1/2)

REVIEWERS on REVIEWING (1/2) Journalist Uchenna Izundu quizzes Dominic Cavendish (Telegraph), Jane Edwardes (Time Out) and Lyn Gardner (Guardian) about the business, and art, of theatre criticism. Where did they start and how can other people get in on the act?

David Jubb: help us save BAC!

INTERVIEW: DAVID JUBB The artistic director of BAC – the Battersea Arts Centre – talks to Dominic Cavendish about the dire threat of closure hanging over this south London creative powerhouse in the wake of a proposed funding cut by Wandsworth Council.

Professor Robert Hewison talks leadership

10 October 2006

in Criticism, Theatre buildings

CULTURAL LEADERSHIP Professor Robert Hewison, a theatre critic who also teaches cultural leadership at City University, talks to Dominic Cavendish about this growing area of skills development.

Actor Amit Sharma on Tamasha and The Trouble with Asian Men

20 September 2006

in Asian Voices, New Writing

ASIAN VOICES: AMIT SHARMA The Actor, currently starring in Tamasha’s touring production of The Trouble with Asian Men, talks to Dominic Cavendish about the trouble with stereotypes.

West End Review: June 2006

9 June 2006

in Reviews and Roundtables

WEST END REVIEW Market Boy (National), Enemies (Almeida) and Sunday in the Park with George (Menier) assessed by David Benedict, Rachel Halliburton and Sam Marlowe. Dominic Cavendish hosts.

Reputations: David Hare (3/3)

REPUTATIONS: DAVID HARE (3/3) Q&A: Michael Billington, Richard Boon, Sir Richard Eyre and Charles Spencer conclude the session. Dominic Cavendish chairs. Recorded live.

Reputations: David Hare (2/3)

REPUTATIONS: DAVID HARE (2/3) Michael Billington, Richard Boon, Sir Richard Eyre and Charles Spencer continue to consider Hare’s contribution to British theatre. Dominic Cavendish hosts. Recorded live.

Reputations: David Hare (1/3)

REPUTATIONS: DAVID HARE (1/3) Michael Billington, Richard Boon, Sir Richard Eyre and Charles Spencer consider Hare’s status. Dominic Cavendish hosts. Recorded live.

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