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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.

Rehearsal Diary: Of Mice and Men Week 3

Rehearsal Diary: Of Mice and Men Week 3

by Samantha Hopkins

1 February 2016

Assistant Stage Manager and understudy Samantha Hopkins writes on Of Mice and Men rehearsals week three.

Friendly owner and friendly dog required for Of Mice and Men

Friendly owner and friendly dog required for Of Mice and Men

29 January 2016

WANTED!  URGENTLY!  To appear at YOUR LOCAL THEATRE! Friendly owner and friendly dog to play CANDY'S DOG in Of Mice and Men.‚Äč

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.

First Look: Of Mice and Men Rehearsal Photos

First Look: Of Mice and Men Rehearsal Photos

27 January 2016

It's the third week of rehearsals and we have some great pictures to whet your appetite before it opens at Birmingham Repertory Theatre on 4 February 2016!

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.