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'Give me your huddled masses': The meaning behind the title

'Give me your huddled masses': The meaning behind the title

by Stephen Unwin

Thursday, 26 March 2015

"Give me your huddled masses..." Director Stephen Unwin looks at the lie of the American Dream, the real meaning behind the title of A View From the Bridge, and why the play's theme of immigration is so relevant to audiences today in Britain.

 

Video: Jonny Guy Lewis' 6 reasons to see A View From the Bridge

Video: Jonny Guy Lewis' 6 reasons to see A View From the Bridge

Thursday, 26 March 2015

Jonathan Guy Lewis stars as Eddie Carbone in the Touring Consortium’s production of Arthur Miller’s A View From the Bridge.  In this video interview from the rehearsal room, Jonny shares six reasons why you should see the show, now on tour. 

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

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

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

This week A View from the Bridge is on stage at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from 24 to 28 March. Recognise some of the faces in the show? Find out who's who in this week's community cast.  

Lynda Winstanley on the future of the Darlington Civic

Lynda Winstanley on the future of the Darlington Civic

by Rebecca Parkinson

Monday, 23 March 2015

Following its successful restoration bid, what can audiences expect from the Darlington Civic Theatre in the future? Young reporter Rebecca Parker interviews Theatre Director, Lynda Winstanley.

Watch: Arthur Miller, his work and legacy

Watch: Arthur Miller, his work and legacy

Monday, 23 March 2015

Watch this panel discussion on Arthur Miller's legacy, staged by Theatre Royal Nottingham during the opening week of A View from the Bridge. 

An Actor's Life:  Matthew Malthouse

An Actor's Life: Matthew Malthouse

Friday, 20 March 2015

Oh What A Lovely War's Matthew Malthouse on his highlight of the tour so far and who he would swap places with for the day!

Listen: Philip Cairns and James Rastall on playing brothers Marco and Rodolpho

Listen: Philip Cairns and James Rastall on playing brothers Marco and Rodolpho

Friday, 20 March 2015

Listen to A View from the Bridge's Philip Cairns and James Rastall hilariously entertaining Q&A, recorded backstage at the Darlington Civic Theatre. They talk about playing brothers Marco and Rodolpho, what they think the future holds for their characters, and reveal their specialist pub quiz topics.

A View from the Bridge: Designing the sound

A View from the Bridge: Designing the sound

by Edward Crook

Thursday, 19 March 2015

What did Red Hook, Brooklyn, sound like in the 1950s? John Leonard, sound designer for A View from the Bridge, gives an insight into his profession and some of the creative choices for the show.

Video: Director Stephen Unwin on A View From the Bridge and much more

Video: Director Stephen Unwin on A View From the Bridge and much more

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

In this in-depth education interview, director Stephen Unwin explains his approach to his Touring Consortium production of Arthur Miller’s A View From the Bridge, and gives tips for how to become a theatre director. Terri Paddock asked the questions.

Young reporter's interview: Stephen Unwin

Young reporter's interview: Stephen Unwin

by Kayleigh Phillips

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Kayleigh Phillips interviewed Stephen Unwin, director of A View from the Bridge, in its opening week in Nottingham. Stephen reveals his thoughts on the creative process and his approach to staging an American play for British audiences. 

Cast enter MY View spirit on site and on Twitter

Cast enter MY View spirit on site and on Twitter

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

The A View From the Bridge cast have loved your entries in our MY View From the Bridge so much that they wanted to contribute some pictures of their own.

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

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

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

This week A View from the Bridge is on stage at Darlington Civic Theatre from 17 to 21 March. Recognise some of the faces in the show? Find out who's who in this week's community cast. 

Meet Darlington's young reporter: Rebecca Parkinson

Meet Darlington's young reporter: Rebecca Parkinson

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Meet Rebecca Parkinson, the latest recruit for our young reporter scheme. She'll be reporting from the Darlington Civic Theatre and getting behind the scenes access to A View from the Bridge which is playing there all week.

View's Teresa Banham on... Arthur Miller and playing Beatrice

View's Teresa Banham on... Arthur Miller and playing Beatrice

Friday, 13 March 2015

AView from the Bridge Teresa Banham on playing Beatrice, working alongside Jonathan Guy Lewis, and what she thinks of her characters future. 

Watch: A View from the Bridge trailer

Watch: A View from the Bridge trailer

Thursday, 12 March 2015

Watch the dramatic trailer for A View from the Bridge, capturing the phenomenal performances in this Arthur Miller classic, directed by Stephen Unwin. Touring the UK from 4 March - 2 May.

Young reporter's blog: A View from the Bridge Nottingham

Young reporter's blog: A View from the Bridge Nottingham

by Kayleigh Phillips

Thursday, 12 March 2015

What's it like in the moments before a show opens? Last week, A View from the Bridge opened at Theatre Royal Nottingham and young reporter Kayleigh Phillips experienced seeing the show in those final few rehearsals through to the opening night. Read her blog here.

An Actor's Life:  William Oxborrow

An Actor's Life: William Oxborrow

Thursday, 12 March 2015

Oh What A Lovely War's William Oxborrow on what he would be doing if he weren't an actor and why people should come and see the show.

Spotlight on... Ian McCarthy (Stage Manager)

Spotlight on... Ian McCarthy (Stage Manager)

Edward Crook

Thursday, 12 March 2015

An interview with ‘Mac’ – the seventh pillar of Theatre Royal Nottingham. Young reporter Edward Crook interviews Ian McCarthy who has worked at TRCH for over 35 years. Find out what's involved in his job and a few stories from over the years. 

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

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

Tuesday, 10 March 2015

This week A View from the Bridge is on stage at the Everyman Cheltenham from 10 to 14 March. Recognise some of the faces in the show? Find out who's who in this week's community cast.

Assistant director's journal: A View from the Bridge week five

Assistant director's journal: A View from the Bridge week five

Nathan Markiewicz

Tuesday, 10 March 2015

With rehearsals complete in London, it was off to Nottingham for the technical and dress rehearsals, ahead of the show's opening on 4 March 2015. Find out what processes were involved in those last few important days with the final rehearsal journal.