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5 inspiring Aldous Huxley quotes

5 inspiring Aldous Huxley quotes

by Nick Rice

1 June 2015

We've picked some of our favourite Huxley quotes. You could say they're rather pessimistic, but we hope they'll have you inspired and thinking about what's next for humankind.

VIDEO: Dawn King on adapting Brave New World

VIDEO: Dawn King on adapting Brave New World

by Nick Rice

28 May 2015

Dawn King talks about adapting Aldous Huxley's Brave New World for the stage. Dawn talks about the differences between a novel and a play, her responsibility to Huxley, and how she is influenced by the creative team.

Looking back on A View from the Bridge tour

Looking back on A View from the Bridge tour

26 May 2015

The A View from the Bridge tour concluded on 2 May 2015 at Edinburgh King's Theatre. We're taking a look at some of our highlights from the tour as we bid a fond farewell to everyone involved in this production.

Brave marketing pros discuss the future

Brave marketing pros discuss the future

by Terri Paddock

25 May 2015

We’re all excited about the immediate future – what with the upcoming Touring Consortium adaptation of Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, how could we not be – but what about the future of the next 5, 10, 20, 40 years? Futurist David Wood shared his predictions with Theatre Cloud and marketing execs from Touring Consortium venue partners.

Tour dates announced for new adaptation of Brave New World

Tour dates announced for new adaptation of Brave New World

by Nick Rice

22 May 2015

Eight tour dates announced for our next featured production, a new adaptation of Aldous Huxley's Brave New World. Opening at Royal & Derngate Northampton on 4 September 2015, the show tours until 5 December 2015.

An Actor's Life:  Dan Reilly

An Actor's Life: Dan Reilly

Monday, 20 April 2015

Oh What A Lovely War's Dan Reilly on the best advice he has been given and who the funniest person in the cast is!

'It is the additional energy of a play, which makes a play a play'

'It is the additional energy of a play, which makes a play a play'

by Raza Khan and Philippa Williams

Friday, 17 April 2015

A View from the Bridge's Michael Brandon and Jonathan Guy Lewis on the differences between acting on screen and on stage. 

'They are wonderful female parts... they are strong and full'

'They are wonderful female parts... they are strong and full'

by Raza Khan

Thursday, 16 April 2015

Young reporter Raza Khan talks to A View from the Bridge's Daisy Boulton and Teresa Banham talk about their characters and how they feel about Eddie's demise.

An Actor's Life:  Emma Crossley

An Actor's Life: Emma Crossley

Monday, 13 April 2015

Oh What A Lovely War's Emma Crossley on why she wanted to get involved with this production

John Alastair and Orestes Sophocleous on playing longshoreman and Eddie's prejudice

John Alastair and Orestes Sophocleous on playing longshoreman and Eddie's prejudice

by Philippa Williams

Friday, 10 April 2015

'Back in that era you had to be a man's man' John and Orestes talk prejudices, learning two parts, and being in the cast.

Paul Chesterton and Ben Woodhall on playing immigration officers in A View from the Bridge

Paul Chesterton and Ben Woodhall on playing immigration officers in A View from the Bridge

by Raza Khan

Wednesday, 8 April 2015

"It is extremely relevant, I think this is a pro-immigration play". Young reporter Raza Khan talks to Paul and Ben about their roles as immigration officers in A View from the Bridge

Spotlight on... Lara De Leuw (Assistant Stage Manager)

Spotlight on... Lara De Leuw (Assistant Stage Manager)

by Philippa Williams

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

Lara De Leuw talks about being assistant stage manager for the Touring Consortium Theatre Company's A View from the Bridge. As well as this role, she is also the understudy for the characters of Beatrice and Catherine. 

Who's who in Coventry's A View from the Bridge community cast

Who's who in Coventry's A View from the Bridge community cast

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

This week A View from the Bridge is in Coventry, playing the Belgrade Theatre from 8 to 11 April. Check out who's taking to the stage as members of this week's ensemble with our look at Coventry's community cast. 

Listen: Orestes Sophocleous and Ben Woodhall on playing Louis and Tony

Listen: Orestes Sophocleous and Ben Woodhall on playing Louis and Tony

Thursday, 2 April 2015

Listen to the playfully candid backstage Q&A with A View from the Bridge's Orestes Sophocleous and Ben Woodhall at the Bradford Alhambra Theatre.

An Actor's Life:  Richard Glaves

An Actor's Life: Richard Glaves

Thursday, 2 April 2015

Oh What A Lovely War's Richard Glaves on his favourite role to date and why people should come and see the show.

Meet Bradford's Young Reporters: Raza and Philippa

Meet Bradford's Young Reporters: Raza and Philippa

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

This week we're joined by Raza Khan and Philippa Williams. They'll be behind-the-scenes on A View from the Bridge at the Bradford Alhambra. But first, let's take a look at who they are and why they signed up to the scheme.

Who's who in Bradford's A View from the Bridge community cast

Who's who in Bradford's A View from the Bridge community cast

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

This week A View from the Bridge is on stage at the Bradford Alhambra from 31 March to 4 April. Recognise some of the faces in the show? Find out who's who in this week's community cast. 

Spotlight on... Chris Wellings (Audience Development Officer)

Spotlight on... Chris Wellings (Audience Development Officer)

by Rebecca Parkinson

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Chris Wellings is the Audience Development and Participation Officer at the Darlington Civic Theatre. Running workshops and organising events are just some of the ways he uses to attract an audience. But what else is involved?

Video: Michael Brandon’s 7 childhood memories that prepared him for Arthur Miller

Video: Michael Brandon’s 7 childhood memories that prepared him for Arthur Miller

Friday, 27 March 2015

Brooklyn-born Michael Brandon plays the narrator Alfieri, a Brooklyn lawyer, in the Touring Consortium production of Arthur Miller’s A View From the Bridge. In this video interview from the rehearsal room, he explains how his own childhood was perfect research for the play.

Jonathan Guy Lewis on Eddie Carbone, rehearsal room anecdotes and his next project

Jonathan Guy Lewis on Eddie Carbone, rehearsal room anecdotes and his next project

Friday, 27 March 2015

Jonathan Guy Lewis on what motivates his character, being headbutted during rehearsals, and his upcoming play A Level Playing Field at the Jermyn Street Theatre.