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Interview: Liz Ascroft, set designer for A View from the Bridge

Interview: Liz Ascroft, set designer for A View from the Bridge

Friday, 20 February 2015

Designer Liz Ascroft gives an insight into her profession and a glimpse of what to expect for A View from the Bridge, ahead of its opening at Nottingham Theatre Royal on 4 March 2015.

Inside Rehearsals: A View from the Bridge Week Three

Inside Rehearsals: A View from the Bridge Week Three

Friday, 20 February 2015

Find out what the cast of A View from the Bridge are up to in week three of rehearsals.

Interview: John Leonard, sound designer for A View from the Bridge

Interview: John Leonard, sound designer for A View from the Bridge

Friday, 20 February 2015

Meet the man behind the sound. John A Leonard tells us how he got into sound design and gives us an insight into the process.

Download World War I audio experience

Download World War I audio experience

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

Seeing Oh What a Lovely War? Go further and step back in time to experience what life was like at home for a mother during World War I. Put yourself in Helen’s shoes as she awaits updates from the front about her boy Ernest.

An Actor's Life: Marcus Ellard

An Actor's Life: Marcus Ellard

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

Oh What a Lovely War's Marcus Ellard on his favourite part of Oh What a Lovely War and how he would spend his perfect day off

Assistant director's journal: A View from the Bridge Week two

Assistant director's journal: A View from the Bridge Week two

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

Assistant director Nathan Markiewicz shares his insight into week two of rehearsals for A View from the Bridge.  

Applications now open for young reporters

Applications now open for young reporters

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

We’re looking for young reporters across the UK! Are you an avid writer or eager to learn more about a creative industry? If you’re aged 17 – 30, you could be our next young reporter at your nearest theatre.

Inside Rehearsals: A View from the Bridge Week Two

Inside Rehearsals: A View from the Bridge Week Two

Friday, 13 February 2015

It's the end of week two and we have a nice round up of what's been going on...

Finding the accent: talking Brooklyn

Finding the accent: talking Brooklyn

Thursday, 12 February 2015

In week two of our series with voice coach Yvonne Morley, we show you how to achieve the Brooklyn accent through tune and physicality...

An Actor's Life:  Neil Stewart

An Actor's Life: Neil Stewart

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Oh What A Lovely War's Neil Stewart on becoming an actor, his dream role and which venue he is looking forward to visiting most.

Oh What a Lovely War Creative Learning

Oh What a Lovely War Creative Learning

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Take a look at the full creative learning menu for Oh What a Lovely War...

Watch: Oh What a Lovely War trailer

Watch: Oh What a Lovely War trailer

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Watch the trailer for Terry Johnson's hit revival of Oh What a Lovely War, now touring the UK.

First look: Oh What a Lovely War photo gallery

First look: Oh What a Lovely War photo gallery

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Take a peek at the hit revival of Oh What a Lovely War with these mesmirising photographs care of Alastair Muir.

Rehearsal journal: A View from the Bridge week 1

Rehearsal journal: A View from the Bridge week 1

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Assistant director Nathan Markiewicz rounds up the first week of rehearsals for A View from the Bridge

Inside Rehearsals: A View from the Bridge Week One

Inside Rehearsals: A View from the Bridge Week One

Friday, 6 February 2015

Week one started with a buzz! Here's what went on with the cast and company of A View from the Bridge...

Finding the accent - creative process with Voice Coach Yvonne Morley

Finding the accent - creative process with Voice Coach Yvonne Morley

Thursday, 5 February 2015

Get an insight into the wondrous world of accents with voice coach, Yvonne Morley, as she works with the cast of A View from the Bridge during rehearsals...

Oh What a Lovely War opens with a bang!

Oh What a Lovely War opens with a bang!

Thursday, 5 February 2015

It's opened! Take a look at how it went for the production and what the audiences had to say...

A tribute to Joan Littlewood

A tribute to Joan Littlewood

Wednesday, 4 February 2015

Watch this 35-minute film devised and produced by Jenny King, former assistant and friend to Joan Littlewood.

A View from the Bridge: Designer's sketchbook

A View from the Bridge: Designer's sketchbook

Friday, 30 January 2015

View Liz Ascroft's sketchbook for A View from the Bridge. The sketchbook includes initial sketches and reference material, as well as models showing changes in the design process. 

Community casting: Wolverhampton auditions for A View from the Bridge

Community casting: Wolverhampton auditions for A View from the Bridge

Friday, 23 January 2015

Wolverhampton locals all vied for a coveted spot in The Touring Consortium Theatre Company's community casting for future production, A View from the Bridge, this week. Take a look at our hopefuls...