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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.

Bill Buckhurst talks about The Merchant of Venice at Shakespeare’s Globe

SHAKESPEARE: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE The director talks to Heather Neill about Shakespeare’s play, which is the Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank production at Shakespeare’s Globe in London. The project, from Globe Education, offers free tickets to a Shakespeare play for over 16,000 London state school students, aged 11-16, to support the teaching and learning of Shakespeare.

Actor Joseph Millson plays Macbeth at Shakespeare’s Globe

SHAKESPEARE: MACBETH Joseph Millson, who plays Macbeth opposite Samantha Spiro in Eve Best’s much-praised directorial debut at Shakespeare’s Globe, talks to Heather Neill about the play and the production.

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.

Martin Parr’s cutdown Hamlet at the site of the Elizabethan Rose theatre

SHAKESPEARE: HAMLET Director Martin Parr talks to Heather Neill about his radically abbreviated Hamlet, which is being performed at the archaeological site of the Elizabethan Rose theatre on London’s Southbank. With a running time of 90 minutes and a handful of actors, this is billed as a most intense and dramatic version of the play.

Farah Karim-Cooper explores Renaissance indoor theatre at the Globe

INTERVIEW: FARAH KARIM-COOPER The head of research at Shakespeare’s Globe theatre in London talks to Heather Neill about the venue’s new indoor theatre space, the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, and about indoor performance during the Renaissance.

Director Phyllida Lloyd introduces her all-female Julius Caesar

SHAKESPEARE: JULIUS CAESAR The renowned director Phyllida Lloyd talks to Heather Neill about her acclaimed all-female version of Julius Caesar (Donmar Warehouse), whose cast includes Frances Barber, Jenny Jules, Cush Jumbo and Harriet Walter.

Shakespeare’s First Acts: Twelfth Night

SHAKESPEARE’S FIRST ACTS: TWELFTH NIGHT Director Tim Carroll discusses the first act of the play, which he is currently directing for Shakespeare’s Globe with Mark Rylance and Stephen Fry, 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.

Shakespeare’s First Acts: As You Like It

SHAKESPEARE’S FIRST ACTS: AS YOU LIKE IT Director James Dacre, who recently staged the play at Shakespeare’s Globe, discusses the first act 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.

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: The Taming of the Shrew

SHAKESPEARE’S FIRST ACTS: THE TAMING OF THE SHREW Toby Frow, who has directed the play at Shakespeare’s Globe over the summer, in a production starring Samantha Spiro, discusses the first act of the play with Heather Neill. This interview is part of theatreVOICE’s new series for Olympics year 2012, looking at the beginning of each of Shakespeare’s plays.

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.

The Taming of the Shrew in Urdu at the Globe

ASIAN VOICES: NADIA JAMIL and OMAIR RANA The Lahore screen and stage star, who plays Katherine (Qurat ul Aine), and the actor who plays Petruchio (Rustam), chat to Suman Bhuchar about the Theatre Wallay-KASHF production of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare’s Globe), which is performed in Urdu as part of this theatre’s epic Globe to Globe season.

Shakespeare’s First Acts: Richard III

SHAKESPEARE’S FIRST ACTS: RICHARD III Director Tim Carroll discusses the first act of the play, which he is directing at Shakespeare’s Globe this summer with Mark Rylance as Richard, 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 season: Hindi Twelfth Night discussed

ASIAN VOICES: TWELFTH NIGHT Suman Bhuchar grabs key members of the Hindi production of Twelfth Night, by Company Theatre, presented at Shakespeare’s Globe as part of its Globe to Globe season. Atul Kumar, the director, and Amitosh Nagpal, the translator as well as a member of the acting ensemble – who plays Sebastian – are also joined by Steven Barfield, from the University of Westminster.

Birdsong star Eddie Redmayne on his award-winning role as Richard II

SHAKESPEARE: RICHARD II Eddie Redmayne, whose performance in the title role of Richard II won the Critics’ Circle Award for Best Shakespearean Performance talks to Heather Neill about the play, and about his career and other plans.

Theatrevoice Review of 2011 (part 1)

Review of the Year: 2011 (part 1). Mark Shenton invites guests Kate Bassett (Independent on Sunday), David Benedict (Variety), and Matt Wolf (International Herald Tribune) to consider the highs and lows of the reviewing year. In part 1, they consider Best New Play, Best Musical, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Director. Recorded at the V&A, London.

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.

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