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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Flavia Cacace

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The Public Reviews’ Rich Jevons talks to Flavia Cacace about her dancing career with Vincent Simone and their latest theatrical production Dance ‘Til Dawn which is currently touring the UK. What are your earliest memories of dancing? I still remember my dance school from when I was five, and actually my very first dance teacher came to watch Dance ‘Til ...

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Stage Director: Sarah Frankcom Film Director: Margaret Willams  Reviewer: Carrie Armstrong Mid-morning in Soho doesn't appear the most auspicious environment to view a screening of Shakespeare's seminal classic Hamlet. But as director Sarah Frankcom is about to show us: appearances are deceptive. Maxine Peake's iconoclastic undertaking of the protagonist is flawless in portrayal and effortless in delivery. Her decision to ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 minutes with Vertigo’s Craig Hepworth

Craig Hepworth

Vertigo Theatre Productions have become one of Manchester’s most successful and recognisable fringe companies since producing their first show in 2007. Recently nominated for three Manchester Theatre Awards for Watching Goldfish Suffocate the company owned by Craig Hepworth, Adele Stanhope and Karl Burge have brought many original plays to the region Vertigo are back this May with an original play ...

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Blog : Annemarie Lewis Thomas – be a pro and just get on with it.

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Saturday saw the end of yet another term in the ever revolving carousel that is The MTA intensive 2 year programme. Of course one of our unique features is the fact that we produce a public performance at the end of every term… so Saturday also saw the end of this year’s production of Something Old, Something New, our annual ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Barnum’s Brian Conley


He’s perhaps one of the most recognised faces on TV, but Brian Conley has also established himself as a firm favourite on the Musical Theatre stage.  He’s currently half way through a lengthy tour of the spectacular musical Barnum, a show that requires Conley to walk the tightwire among other things. He took 10 minutes out of his hectic schedule ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Joe Pasquale

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Currently on tour with Monty Python’s Spamalot, Joe Pasquale spoke with TPR Scotland's Fraser MacDonald about Python, his upcoming standup shows and training for musical theatre performers. Hi Joe. If you could start by just telling us a little bit about Spamalot for those who haven’t seen of it. Well it’s basically the stage musical version of Monty Python and ...

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BLOG: Annemarie Lewis Thomas – Moving… the true cost!

Bernie Grant Arts Centre

It was a milestone week for the college last week when we finally revealed that we were moving premises. However as with all these things there is a more involved story behind the sound bite. I won’t bore you with the details, but it had become apparent to me a while back that our current premises weren’t going to be ...

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