Archive: Theatre

Review – Collaborators

Max, who is taking part in our Arts Training Scheme, reviews Ronin Theatre’s Collaborators, which was here in October 2018. From the first scene, I knew I was going to enjoy this encounter with Stalin’s...

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Collaborators

Cate Nunn is directing John Hodge’s Collaborators for Ronin Theatre. She tells us more about the show. There are things you feel you shouldn’t laugh about. The Great Terror – Stalin’s purge of perceived...

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The Great Austerity Debate

Patrick Morris, director of The Great Austerity Debate, tells us about the show. We are a Cambridge based theatre company and are presenting The Great Austerity Debate at the Old Fire Station in Oxford on...

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The Flop

Hijinx Theatre director Ben Pettit-Wade tells us more about The Flop, here Friday 22 September. We stumbled across a fantastic story during our creative development process for a new show, from a bizarre chapter...

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And Suddenly I Disappear

Playwright Kaite O’Reilly tells us how she’s exploding myths and stereotypes of disability and difference in And Suddenly I Disappear, Saturday 8 September. For over a decade I’ve held the ambition of creating a body...

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I’d Be Lost Without It

I’d Be Lost Without It is at the Old Fire Station, Friday 16 March. We caught up with the company, Wet Picnic, to find out more about the show. How did the idea for...

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DRY: Gaye Poole

Gaye Poole, co-director of Human Story Theatre and author of DRY tells us more about the show. ‘Human’ stories were precisely what we wanted to collect and portray when we started Human Story Theatre...

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Working Christmas: rehearsals

Anne, one of our volunteer ushers, sat in on a rehearsal for festive comedy Working Christmas. She tells us what she thought. I have been a volunteer usher at the Old Fire Station for...

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People Of The Eye: Erin Hutching

Erin Siobhan Hutching, writer/performer with The DH Ensemble, tells us about People of the Eye. I first had the idea for this piece just after my sister’s wedding in 2014. My sister is Deaf...

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Hummingbird: Adam Gordan

Adam Gordon of TOOTH+NAIL theatre company tells us more about Hummingbird. Hummingbird was born from a curiosity about crime. It’s the dark side of the perennial question, “What makes people tick?” What pushes people...

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Sawdust: being a trainee

Ali is the Assistant Costume Designer for Sawdust, our 2017 Hidden Spire show. She tells us what it’s been like. I’m the costume trainee. I first got involved when I attended the Hidden Spire design sessions in the...

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Sawdust: Rehearsals

Lizzy McBain is directing Sawdust, our 2017 Hidden Spire show. She tells us more about the show. It is August, and we have just started acting classes for Crisis clients who might like to...

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