Anita and Me: Bostin' Brigade

Anita and Me: Bostin' Brigade

30 January 2017

Over the next few months, amateur casts from communities across the UK are taking part in a special production of Anita and Me.

Interview: Tarek Merchant — Anita and Me's Musical Director

Interview: Tarek Merchant — Anita and Me's Musical Director

27 January 2017

'The rehearsals so far have been jam-packed!' Musical director Tarek Merchant on what's involved in his role on this production.

First Look: Researching and Imagining 'Tollington'

First Look: Researching and Imagining 'Tollington'

24 January 2017

Anita and Me is set in the fictional mining village of Tollington. Designer Bob Bailey is tasked with bringing it to life on stage. Explore the research material that guided his imagination.   

A Tale of Two Cities: Interview with actor Jonathan Dryden Taylor

A Tale of Two Cities: Interview with actor Jonathan Dryden Taylor

14 November 2016

Interview: Jonathan on his roles as Jerry Cruncher and Peasant Father 

A Tale of Two Cities: Interview with actor Sue Wallace

A Tale of Two Cities: Interview with actor Sue Wallace

14 November 2016

Interview: Sue gives us an insight of the differences between acting in TV and Theatre, the roles she plays within the production and her favourite place she has been to on tour!

Now Featuring: Anita and Me

Now Featuring: Anita and Me

14 November 2016

We're excited to announce Anita and Me as a featured production in Spring 2017. Read more to find out what's coming up!

A Tale of Two Cities: Wardrobe Supervisor Rebecca Rees

A Tale of Two Cities: Wardrobe Supervisor Rebecca Rees

by Beth Reynard

4 November 2016

Interview: We get an insight into the wardrobe! Rebecca tells us about her responsibilities in the Two Cities wardrobe

Meet the Wolverhampton Grand Twelve

Meet the Wolverhampton Grand Twelve

16 October 2016

Read all about this week's community cast for A Tale of Two Cities in Wolverhampton!

Young Reporters Autumn 2016

Young Reporters Autumn 2016

11 October 2016

Join us in welcoming our latest recruits going backstage on Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities.

Backstage on A Tale of Two Cities

Backstage on A Tale of Two Cities

by Rebecca Marano

11 October 2016

Young Reporter Rebecca Marano heads backstage to see what it's really like behind the scenes...

Meet the Blackpool Grand Twelve

Meet the Blackpool Grand Twelve

11 October 2016

Read all about this week's community cast for A Tale of Two Cities in Blackpool!

Meet the Bradford Alhambra Twelves

Meet the Bradford Alhambra Twelves

4 October 2016

Read all about this week's community cast for A Tale of Two Cities in Bradford!

Two Cities Twelves — The Journey

Two Cities Twelves — The Journey

29 September 2016

Follow updates from our community casts across the country. 

Meet the Richmond Theatre Twelve

Meet the Richmond Theatre Twelve

23 September 2016

Who's who in the community cast for A Tale of Two Cities at Richmond Theatre?

Meet the Oxford Playhouse Twelve

Meet the Oxford Playhouse Twelve

16 September 2016

Who's who in the community cast for A Tale of Two Cities at Oxford Playhouse?

A Tale of Two Cities rehearsal images

A Tale of Two Cities rehearsal images

19 August 2016

First look at what to expect from A Tale of Two Cities

Behind-the-scenes on Of Mice and Men

Behind-the-scenes on Of Mice and Men

by Mercedes Assad

4 March 2016

Young Reporter Mercedes writes on her visit backstage on Of Mice and Men with Associate Producer Neale Birch at Theatre Royal Nottingham.

Six Facts about Of Mice and Men author John Steinbeck

Six Facts about Of Mice and Men author John Steinbeck

26 February 2016

Happy Birthday, John Steinbeck! Born February 27 1902, we're honouring the occasion by sharing six Steinbeck facts we think are most interesting. 

Thoughts On... Blackpool Grand Theatre

Thoughts On... Blackpool Grand Theatre

by Charlotte Bee

26 November 2015

This week Brave New World is playing at Blackpool Grand Theatre. The Grand is one of Britain’s premier heritage theatres. Listed Grade II*, this theatre is in the top 8 per cent of all listed buildings in England, and one of only thirty listed buildings in Blackpool. Charlotte Bee interviewed members of the public attending Brave New World to find out more about their relationship with the theatre.

 

Thoughts On... Darlington Civic Theatre

Thoughts On... Darlington Civic Theatre

13 November 2015

This week Brave New World is playing at Darlington Civic Theatre. The Civic has touched generations of theatregoers with national tours, pantomimes and variety, as well as supporting many local amateur arts groups to bring their work to packed houses. In honour of Brave New World's home this week, our young reporters asked audience members: what does the Civic mean to you and how can it attract new audiences?