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September 23, 2019

Playwright Interview: David Wood

David Wood talks about writing for young audiences and young performances, adapting Roald Dahl’s tales for the stage, and working on the West End production of The Go-Between with Richard Taylor.
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September 10, 2019

The Biograph Girl: Warner Brown on Bringing Hollywood to the Stage

Warner Brown talks about the inspiration and productions of his musical, co-written with David Heneker, The Biograph Girl.
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August 13, 2019

10 Alan Ayckbourn Plays and Musicals to Perform

Suggestions of Alan Ayckbourn shows from UK groups to perform.
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August 13, 2019

Playwright Interview: Nick Payne

Nick Payne, author of critically acclaimed plays such as Constellations and If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet, shares an insight into his creative process.
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August 5, 2019

8 Classic British Musicals to Perform

From The Biograph Girl to Oh What A Lovely War, get to know these classic British musicals from the Samuel French catalogue. Perfect for performance by UK amateur and student groups.
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June 11, 2019

Playwright Interview: Henry Filloux-Bennett on adapting Nigel Slater’s Toast

Henry Filloux-Bennett discusses adapting Nigel Slater’s autobiography Toast for the stage, why food is at the heart of the show, and advice for future performers.
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June 5, 2019

10 Tennessee Williams Plays to Perform

Suggestions of Tennessee Williams shows for UK amateur and student groups to perform.
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May 30, 2019

Playwright Interview: Tabitha Mortiboy on The Amber Trap

Tabitha Mortiboy shares an insight into writing The Amber Trap.
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May 23, 2019

Richard Taylor on adapting The Go-Between for the stage

An interview with composer and lyricist Richard Taylor.
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May 10, 2019

Playwright Interview: Jack Bradfield of Poltergeist

Jack Bradfield of Poltergeist discusses creating the play Lights Over Tesco Car Park and offers advice on how to stage it yourself.
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April 16, 2019

Great Roles in Agatha Christie Plays

With the release of expanded The Agatha Christie Collection, which features some plays that were unavailable to the general public for decades, actors have the opportunity to embrace some exciting and challenging new roles. 
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April 16, 2019

Agatha Christie’s Radio and Television Plays

Agatha Christie is well-known for writing for the page and the stage, but it is not common knowledge that she also wrote for radio and television as well. 
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April 10, 2019

10 Plays for University Students

Great plays and musicals for UK university students to perform.
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April 3, 2019

Playwright Interview: Phil Porter

Playwright Phil Porter shares an insight in his creative process and rewriting Roman comedy in classical farce Vice Versa.
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April 1, 2019

Stephen Dolginoff on writing Thrill Me and other musicals inspired by historical fact

An interview with the writer and composer behind Thrill Me: The Leopold and Loeb Story.
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March 13, 2019

Monica Dolan on writing and performing The B*easts

Monica Dolan discusses writing and performing in her one-woman play, The B*easts.
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February 26, 2019

Murder in the Studio: Staging a Radio Play

Jenni Rushton and Keith Beattie share their experiences of directing an amateur production of Agatha Christie’s Murder in the Studio.
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February 20, 2019

Raymond Allen on Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em

Raymond Allen discusses his hit sitcom Some Mother’s Do ‘Ave ‘Em, which has recently been adapted for stage by Guy Unsworth.
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Featured image for “Javaad Alipoor on directing One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”
February 13, 2019

Javaad Alipoor on directing One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Javaad Alipoor shares an insight into directing One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest.
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November 16, 2018

Lucy Bailey on Witness for the Prosecution

Director Lucy Bailey’s take on Witness for the Prosecution.
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November 15, 2018

An Introduction to “The Collection” – Agatha Christie’s Lost Plays

Discovering Agatha Christie’s lost manuscripts.
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September 6, 2018

Playwright Interview: Jaki McCarrick

Jaki shares the inspiration behind Belfast Girls, offers an insight into her writing routine, and gives some advice for aspiring playwrights.
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