Anita and Me Street Party

Anita and Me Street Party

9 May 2017

Watch our video highlights from the Anita and Me Street Party at the Theatre Royal Nottingham. 

Interview: Anita and Me's Shobna Gulati

Interview: Anita and Me's Shobna Gulati

8 February 2017

'It's quite nostalgic for me' Shobna on playing Daljit in Meera Syal's Anita and Me, adapted by Tanika Gupta.

Anita and Me: In the Rehearsal Room

Anita and Me: In the Rehearsal Room

3 February 2017

From the first read-through to taking it back to the 70s, Associate Producer Neale Birch talks about the rehearsal process for Anita and Me.

Interview: Anita and Me's Laura Aramayo and Aasiya Shah

Interview: Anita and Me's Laura Aramayo and Aasiya Shah

2 February 2017

'We've found a great bond and a great friendship through playing Meena and Anita' Laura and Aasiya talk about their roles in Meera Syal's Anita and Me, adapted by Tanika Gupta. 

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: Meera Syal — 'I loved writing the book and I never thought anybody would read it'

Interview: Meera Syal — 'I loved writing the book and I never thought anybody would read it'

5 January 2017

Anita and Me author talks about writing the novel as the stage adaptation goes into rehearsals in Birmingham this month. 

Interview: Meera Syal — 'it's a semi-autobiographical story of my childhood'

Interview: Meera Syal — 'it's a semi-autobiographical story of my childhood'

3 January 2017

Meera Syal on what Anita and Me is about and why it's so important to her. 

5 of the Best Charles Dickens Facts

5 of the Best Charles Dickens Facts

5 September 2016

We searched high and low - here are five of the best Dickens facts.

5 Inspiring Quotes from A Tale of Two Cities

5 Inspiring Quotes from A Tale of Two Cities

1 September 2016

We asked members of the production team which quotes were most important in Charles Dickens' novel. 

Words thanks to Charles Dickens

Words thanks to Charles Dickens

10 August 2016

Dickens introduced over 200 new words or phrases into the language and we still use many of them today. Here's five of our favourite, do you know what they all mean?

Interview: Mike Poulton on adapting A Tale of Two Cities

Interview: Mike Poulton on adapting A Tale of Two Cities

12 July 2016

‘Dickens is a brilliant writer, he had this ability to take whole chunks of society and make them real and accessible’ Mike Poulton on Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities and working with James Dacre.

Watch the trailer for A Tale of Two Cities

Watch the trailer for A Tale of Two Cities

8 June 2016

Charles Dickens' epic story of love, sacrifice and redemption comes to life in this trailer ahead of its opening in September 2016.

The Winners — The Loneliness Project

The Winners — The Loneliness Project

31 May 2016

We reveal full details of the winners of the Of Mice and Men Loneliness Project, including which poem has been awarded the grand title of 'Most Powerful'.

Ambassador's Day: Of Mice and Men

Ambassador's Day: Of Mice and Men

19 February 2016

What did ambassadors think about Of Mice and Men when they saw the show for the first time at Birmingham Repertory Theatre?

Interview: Of Mice and Men's Director Roxana Silbert

Interview: Of Mice and Men's Director Roxana Silbert

29 January 2016

'This is a play in which a lot of people are alone and these men have found a way or working and being together'  Director Roxana shares her insights on the creative process for the production.

Interview: Of Mice and Men's Kristian Phillips and William Rodell

Interview: Of Mice and Men's Kristian Phillips and William Rodell

26 January 2016

"Both of them are just incredible characters to play." Kristian and William talk about their roles as Lennie and George in John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men. 

VIDEO: Brave New World technical rehearsals

VIDEO: Brave New World technical rehearsals

by Jenny King

16 October 2015

Brave New World producer Jenny King shares her glimpse into technical rehearsals which took place in September

VIDEO: Brave New World costume design

VIDEO: Brave New World costume design

13 October 2015

Designer Naomi Dawson explains the reasons behind some of the creative choices seen on stage, with specific reference to how Huxley's novel shaped the design.

Spotlight On: Brave New World designer Naomi Dawson

Spotlight On: Brave New World designer Naomi Dawson

8 October 2015

Brave New World designer Naomi Dawson talks about how she got into the industry and how she first approaches a play. 

VIDEO: Cheltenham academy explores Brave New World

VIDEO: Cheltenham academy explores Brave New World

by Neale Birch

5 October 2015

Watch Millbrook Academy explore physical techniques and music in Brave New World before they see the show in a few weeks time.