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Our Judges — The Loneliness Project

Our Judges — The Loneliness Project

17 May 2016

We are delighted to reveal our judges for our Of Mice and Men Loneliness Project. 

Jonah Russell on playing Of Mice and Men's Slim

Jonah Russell on playing Of Mice and Men's Slim

4 May 2016

Interview: Jonah talks playing Slim and reveals which member of the Of Mice and Men cast is related to a Chuckle brother...

Ben Stott on playing Of Mice and Men's Curley

Ben Stott on playing Of Mice and Men's Curley

by Siena Gale

26 April 2016

Interview: "...he is probably the most insecure character in the piece." Ben talks to us about playing hot-headed Curley, getting into acting and the funniest member in the Of Mice and Men cast.

Dog Blog: Of Mice and Men's dog stars

Dog Blog: Of Mice and Men's dog stars

20 April 2016

A blog by the furry friends appearing in Of Mice and Men. We promise they're on the ball with this one. Woof!

A Day in the Life: Of Mice and Men Wardrobe Supervisor

A Day in the Life: Of Mice and Men Wardrobe Supervisor

by Helena Ascough

7 April 2016

Interview: In this quick snippet interview, Nancy Janzig talks about life backstage and gives her advice for people wanting to get in the industry. Photography by Jessica Isherwood. 

Graham Elwell on his role in Of Mice and Men

Graham Elwell on his role in Of Mice and Men

by Helena Ascough

5 April 2016

Interview: Ensemble member and understudy Graham Elwell on preparing to play the characters of Lennie, Carlson and The Boss at a moment's notice.

David Tudor on his role in Of Mice and Men

David Tudor on his role in Of Mice and Men

by Helena Ascough

31 March 2016

Interview: Of Mice and Men's ensemble and understudy David Tudor on preparing to play Curley, Whit and Slim and being on tour.

A Look at Of Mice and Men's Intricate Props

A Look at Of Mice and Men's Intricate Props

by Helena Ascough

30 March 2016

Assistant Stage Manager Samantha Hopkins explains the process for using props on stage in Of Mice and Men. Interview by Helena Ascough. Photography by Jessica Isherwood, captured as the production reaches the Grand Theatre in Blackpool. 

Arts Council announce Strategic touring funding AWARD 2017/18 for TCTC

Arts Council announce Strategic touring funding AWARD 2017/18 for TCTC

17 March 2016

Touring Consortium Theatre Company will take four contemporary productions to communities across the UK.

Dudley Sutton on playing Of Mice and Men's Candy

Dudley Sutton on playing Of Mice and Men's Candy

15 March 2016

Interview: 'It is a tender and moving story of decent humanity', Dudley Sutton on his current role in Of Mice and Men.

Neil McKinven on his roles in Of Mice and Men

Neil McKinven on his roles in Of Mice and Men

4 March 2016

Interview: 'It's a cracking story by a master storyteller' Neil speaks about his role in Of Mice and Men.

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. 

Kristian Phillips on playing Of Mice and Men's Lennie

Kristian Phillips on playing Of Mice and Men's Lennie

24 February 2016

Interview: 'George and Lennie find wealth in their friendship. Sticking together is so important!' Kristian speaks to us about his characters' relationship with George, the challenges of playing Lennie, and what he's learnt from working on the production. 

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?

Of Mice and Men: Designer's Sketchbook

Of Mice and Men: Designer's Sketchbook

18 February 2016

View Liz Ascroft's sketchbook for Of Mice and Men. The sketchbook includes initial sketches and reference material.

Five profound John Steinbeck quotes

Five profound John Steinbeck quotes

17 February 2016

Next week marks John Steinbeck's 116th birthday. Here's five thought-provoking quotes from the Pulitzer-prize winning author of Of Mice and Men.

First Look: Of Mice and Men in pictures

First Look: Of Mice and Men in pictures

12 February 2016

Take a look at our gallery of production shots for Of Mice and Men.  

Applications now open for young reporters March 2016

Applications now open for young reporters March 2016

4 February 2016

We're looking for Young Reporters to go backstage on Of Mice and Men in Nottingham, Darlington and Blackpool. Are you an avid writer or just eager to learn more about a creative industry? If you're aged 17 - 30, you could be our next Young Reporter.

Six interesting Of Mice and Men facts

Six interesting Of Mice and Men facts

4 February 2016

Ahead of the opening of Birmingham Rep and TCTC's production of John Steinbeck’s classic Of Mice and Men, learn more about the history of the novel.