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Behind-the-scenes on Brave New World

Behind-the-scenes on Brave New World

19 November 2015

Take a look at our photo gallery behind-the-scenes on Brave New World. We've got pictures backstage of everything from costumes to babies in jars... Yes, babies in jars. We'll see you in the decanting room.

Spotlight On:  Jocelyn Corderoy (Wardrobe Mistress)

Spotlight On: Jocelyn Corderoy (Wardrobe Mistress)

by Rebecca Parkinson

18 November 2015

Jocelyn works backstage on Brave New World as Wardrobe Mistress. As part of LoveTheatreDay, we sent Young Reporter Rebecca Parkinson backstage to interview Jocelyn at the Darlington Civic Theatre, to find out more about what's involved in her job.

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?

The art of captioning: What it is, how it's done and why it's so important

The art of captioning: What it is, how it's done and why it's so important

by Rebecca Dew

12 November 2015

This week, Stagetext is celebrating its 15th anniversary with the first ever Captioning Awareness Week. Young Reporter Rebecca Dew interviews TCTC Associate Producer Neale Birch ahead of the captioned performance of Brave New World.

Wolverhampton: Abigail's Touring Adventures

Wolverhampton: Abigail's Touring Adventures

11 November 2015

Check out what Brave New World cast member Abigail McKern got up to last week when the show opened in Wolverhampton.

Young Reporters ready for Brave New World in Darlington

Young Reporters ready for Brave New World in Darlington

6 November 2015

Check out who's taking part in our Young Reporters Scheme at Darlington Civic Theatre next week.

Brave New World: What will the future look like?

Brave New World: What will the future look like?

by David Wood

4 November 2015

Futurist David Wood explores how the future might look with trends that are already in evidence. 

Cheltenham Photo Diary: Abigail's Touring Adventures

Cheltenham Photo Diary: Abigail's Touring Adventures

28 October 2015

Check out what Brave New World cast member Abigail McKern got up to last week when the show opened in Cheltenham. 

Brave New World: Character List

Brave New World: Character List

27 October 2015

Everything you ever wanted to know about the characters you see appearing on stage in Brave New World.  

Nottingham Photo Diary: Abigail McKern's Touring Adventures

Nottingham Photo Diary: Abigail McKern's Touring Adventures

20 October 2015

Check out what Brave New World cast member Abigail McKern got up to last week in Nottingham.

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.

Oxford Photo Diary: Abigail McKern's Touring Adventures

Oxford Photo Diary: Abigail McKern's Touring Adventures

9 October 2015

Check out what Brave New World cast member Abigail McKern has been up to this week in Oxford.

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. 

Is Brave New World already here? Russell Brand puts modern life into perspective

Is Brave New World already here? Russell Brand puts modern life into perspective

2 October 2015

Does Russell Brand share Aldous Huxley's vision? Possibly! 

Edinburgh Photo Diary: Abigail McKern's Touring Adventures

Edinburgh Photo Diary: Abigail McKern's Touring Adventures

2 October 2015

Check out what Brave New World cast member Abigail McKern has been up to this week in Edinburgh.

Brave New Worlder: James Howard on inspirations, Shakespeare and being in Edinburgh

Brave New Worlder: James Howard on inspirations, Shakespeare and being in Edinburgh

30 September 2015

'I am channeling Steve Jobs'  reveals James who is playing Thomas the Director in Brave New World. In our interview with him, he shares insights into his character, rehearsals and being in Edinburgh this week. 

Listen: Brave New World mix by These New Puritans

Listen: Brave New World mix by These New Puritans

29 September 2015

Listen to excerpts from the soundtrack to Brave New World.

INFOGRAPHIC: Brave New World in numbers

INFOGRAPHIC: Brave New World in numbers

by Nick Rice

25 September 2015

Get the lowdown on Huxley's novel. How long did it take him to write it and how many times does it quote Shakespeare?