TRW RECOMMENDS: THEATRE PODCASTS
Are you missing theatre visits? We certainly are! So we’ve compiled a list of some of the best theatre podcasts to help tide you over whilst staying at home – theatre geeks look no further!
First off we have not one but TWO fabulous podcasts from West End Frame!
The West End Frame Show is a weekly podcast that features all the latest theatre news, show talk and updates from Broadway. For each series of the podcast, West End Frame editor Andrew Tomlins is joined by an exciting range of guest co-hosts including actors, journalists and other theatre industry professionals.
In The Frame is a theatre interviews podcast featuring candid chats with actors, producers, choreographers and more. One of the latest interviews is with the legendary Anita Harris, who was with us for our 2018/9 pantomime, Dick Whittington!
David Tennant’s podcast features a rather impressive amount of A-list celebrity guests, including several huge names from the world of theatre! Stars of stage and screen including Ian McKellen, Olivia Colman and Whoopi Goldberg (to name just a few!) share their stories in this entertaining, star-studded podcast.
British Theatre Guide’s podcast focusses on theatre from all corners of the UK, including touring productions, regional producing theatres and West End productions. Listeners are treated to interviews with a smorgasbord of professional theatre makers and experts including writers, directors, actors, producers and critics.
Magic Radio presenter Alice Arnold hosts this fascinating podcast which features chats with writers, composers, producers and performers from the world of theatre and musicals. Guests have included Rupaul’s Drag Race and Everybody’s Talking About Jamie star Bianca Del Rio, Four Weddings And A Funeral actor Simon Callow (who starred in A Song At Twilight in Windsor last year!), and the fab-u-lous Strictly judge and Musical choreographer Craig Revel Horwood.
The Royal Court Theatre’s Playwright’s Podcast is presented by Olivier Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens who speaks to leading playwrights from around the world. Discussions focus on the lives, work and creative approaches of these talented playwrights, who include Jez Butterworth (Jerusalem, The Ferryman), Tanika Gupta (The Waiting Room, Wah Wah Girls) and Nick Payne (Wanderlust, Constellations).
More Off Script…
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Our production of The Cherry Orchard is based on a script adapted by playwright Martin Sherman, Here’s some background on his career!
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A history of our Hamlet’s previous Shakespeare performances
Your chance to win a pair of On-Stage seats for Hamlet!
Meet Hamlet & The Cherry Orchard cast member Alis Wyn Davies
Meet Hamlet & The Cherry Orchard cast member Ashley D Gayle
A look at the history of Repertory Theatre in Windsor and the UK
Meet Hamlet & The Cherry Orchard cast member Ben Allen
Here’s some fascinating facts about the Bard’s much-loved tragedy.