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Dominic Dromgoole

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Director Adele Thomas on The Knight of the Burning Pestle, a Renaissance mash up

INTERVIEW: ADELE THOMAS The director chats to Heather Neill about her production of Francis Beaumont’s The Knight of the Burning Pestle (Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare’s Globe), a Renaissance satire and screwball comedy which features two plays within a play.

Shakespeare’s Globe: supremo Dominic Dromgoole on seasons past and to come

INTERVIEW: DOMINIC DROMGOOLE The artistic director of Shakespeare’s Globe looks back with Judi Herman over another extraordinarily successful and varied season, and forward to the excitement of a world tour of Hamlet, which aims to visit every country on the globe; and to the opening early next year of the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, a new indoor space to be lit entirely by candlelight.

Olivier-award-winner Michelle Terry on A Midsummer Night’s Dream

SHAKESPEARE: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM Award-winning actress Michelle Terry chats to Heather Neill about her two roles — Titania and Hippolyta — in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed in Elizabethan dress by Dominic Dromgoole for Shakespeare’s Globe in London.

Actor Jamie Parker plays Henry V at Shakespeare’s Globe

SHAKESPEARE: HENRY V Actor Jamie Parker talks to Heather Neill about the challenges of playing the title role in Henry V, directed by Dominic Dromgoole at Shakespeare’s Globe, and on the different attitudes to war in Shakespeare’s time and our own.

Director Toby Frow discusses The Taming of the Shrew at the Globe

SHAKESPEARE: THE TAMING OF THE SHREW Toby Frow, director of the play at Shakespeare’s Globe this summer, talks to Heather Neill about his production of this controversial drama, which starred Samantha Spiro.

Shakespeare’s First Acts: Hamlet

SHAKESPEARE’S FIRST ACTS: HAMLET Dominic Dromgoole, artistic director of Shakespeare’s Globe, discusses the first act of the play, with reference to the Globe’s 2012 touring production, with Sophie Reynolds. This interview is part of theatreVOICE’s new series for Olympics year 2012, looking at the beginning of each of Shakespeare’s plays.

Globe to Globe: producer Tom Bird sums up

INTERVIEW: TOM BIRD The producer of Globe to Globe, the ambitious season which saw all 37 Shakespeare plays staged at Shakespeare’s Globe in foreign-language productions from every corner of the world, talks to Heather Neill about the project, its aims and achievements.

Playwright Chris Hannan: new play and career overview (1/2)

13 August 2011

in New Writing, Playwrights

INTERVIEW: CHRIS HANNAN (1/2) The award-winning Scottish playwright discusses his latest play, The God of Soho (Shakespeare’s Globe), which is an extraordinary satire on celebrity and sex partly set in heaven, with Carole Woddis. He also talks about his career and his playwriting.

Playwright Chris Hannan: new play and career overview (2/2)

13 August 2011

in New Writing, Playwrights

INTERVIEW: CHRIS HANNAN (2/2) The award-winning Scottish playwright discusses his latest play, The God of Soho (Shakespeare’s Globe), which is an extraordinary satire on celebrity and sex partly set in heaven, with Carole Woddis.

Dominic Dromgoole on his touring Hamlet

SHAKESPEARE: HAMLET Dominic Dromgoole, artistic director of Shakespeare’s Globe, talks to Heather Neill about the touring work the theatre does, centring on this summer’s portable production of Hamlet, and looking at the historical evidence for touring in Shakespeare’s day.

The complete King James Bible reading at Shakespeare’s Globe

INTERVIEW: JACQUELINE SOMERVILLE The Deputy Head of Acting at Mountview Academy of Arts, who is directing the complete reading of the King James Bible at Shakespeare’s Globe, talks to Heather Neill about this unique event which launches the Globe’s The Word is God season, and marks the 400th anniversary of this historic version of the Bible.

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.

Roger Allam plays Falstaff at the Globe

SHAKESPEARE: HENRY IV PARTS 1 AND 2 Actor Roger Allam talks to Heather Neill about his critically acclaimed performance as Falstaff in Henry IV Parts 1 and 2 (Shakespeare’s Globe), directed by Dominic Dromgoole. Recorded at Shakespeare’s Globe.

Howard Brenton on Anne Boleyn, and more

28 June 2010

in Playwrights, Theatre buildings

INTERVIEW: HOWARD BRENTON The playwright talks to Carole Woddis about his three current productions: his new play, Anne Boleyn (Shakespeare’s Globe), his adaptation of Robert Tressell’s The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists (Liverpool/Chichester) and his version of Georg Buchner’s Danton’s Death (National).

Lucy Bailey on the Scottish play

SHAKESPEARE: MACBETH Director Lucy Bailey talks to Heather Neill in depth about her current production of Macbeth at Shakespeare’s Globe, which stars Elliot Cowan and Laura Rogers. Recorded at Shakespeare’s Globe.

Che Walker on Been So Long and The Frontline

24 June 2009

in Directors, New Writing, Playwrights

INTERVIEW: CHE WALKER The playwright-turned-lyricist and director talks to Aleks Sierz about his new version of Been So Long, a raunchy play with music by Arthur Darvill (Young Vic), and about his The Frontline, which was the first contemporary story to be staged at Shakespeare’s Globe.

The Merry Wives of Windsor at Shakespeare’s Globe

SHAKESPEARE: THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR Director Christopher Luscombe talks to Heather Neill about staging Shakespeare’s bourgeois comedy at the Globe – and discusses the play’s remarkable affinities with British sitcoms such as Fawlty Towers.

Dominic Dromgoole on the new season at Shakespeare’s Globe

8 February 2008

in Directors, Theatre buildings

SHAKESPEARE: DOMINIC DROMGOOLE The artistic director of Shakespeare’s Globe tells Heather Neill about the 2008 season, directing Lear and why this unique theatre space needs to stage contemporary plays as well as classics.

Dominic Dromgoole: top man at Shakespeare’s Globe

SHAKESPEARE: ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA Dominic Dromgoole, artistic director of Shakespeare’s Globe, talks to Heather Neill about the play and his first season.

Sarah Kane’s Cleansed: post-show discussion

22 November 2005

in Playwrights, Reviews and Roundtables

REPUTATIONS: SARAH KANE Cleansed post-show discussion with directors Dominic Dromgoole and Sean Holmes, brother Simon Kane and academic Graham Saunders. Aleks Sierz hosts at the Arcola Theatre. Recorded live. Excerpt.

Director Mark Rosenblatt unveils The Last Waltz Season

INTERVIEW: MARK ROSENBLATT The director unveils The Last Waltz Season – Wedekind’s Musik, Hauptmann’s Rose Bernd and Schnitzler’s Professor Bernhardi at the Arcola. Dominic Cavendish quizzes.

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