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BLOG: Annemarie Lewis Thomas – Flattery won’t get you everywhere

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There’s a saying isn’t there that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery? Now I can’t lie, I’ve never really bought into that. I’ve always seen it as you haven’t got a good idea of your own, so you’ve pinched somebody else’s? Drama colleges are all fundamentally selling the same ideal (or at least they should be)…they can train you ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Sam Green

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Sam Green is an Oscar-nominated filmmaker who specialises in live narrated documentary. His latest project, The Measure Of All Things, receives its UK premiere at the Norfolk & Norwich Festival. Green will be narrating the film live on stage, accompanied by classical ensemble yMusic. Green spoke to Glen Pearce from his New York home shortly before departing for Norwich.   ...

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NEWS: Further acts announced for Latitude

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With an already impressive arts, theatre and comedy line-up announced, Latitude Festival organisers have today announced further acts for the 10th anniversary running of the Suffolk based festival. Sixteen additional comedy acts have been announced for Latitude, alongside previously announced acts such as Jason Manford, Alan Davies and Jon Richardson.  New additions to the comedy line-up include Andrew Maxwell, Russell ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Jamie Beddard on Ramps On The Moon

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  Ipswich's New Wolsey Theatre is busy preparing for their annual Pulse Festival, a festival that this year dedicates a day for conversation and ideas around disability and inclusion in theatre. Ramps On The Moon: Is It Possible? will be chaired by Jamie Beddard, one of the venue's two Agents For Change. Beddard spoke to Glen Pearce about the day ...

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NEWS: The first ever Bradford Literature Festival opens

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The first ever Bradford Literature Festival kicks off this weekend following the success of a three day launch event in September 2014. The festival takes place from the 15th - 24th May with over 150 events to choose from. Featuring around 250 writers, thinkers, artists and experts from around the globe, over the 10 days it will explore a staggering ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Circa’s Yaron Lifschitz

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Australian circus company Circa are becoming firm favourites on the UK touring scene. Previous shows such as Beyond, Opus and How Like An Angel have thrilled audiences across the country. In May, the company have five different productions touring the UK and return to long time partners the Norfolk And Norwich Festival to premiere a new work. Circa’s Artistic Director ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with WildWorks’ Bill Mitchell

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Ten Years ago Bill Mitchell founded WildWorks, a theatre company that has become renowned for staging large-scale productions involving local communities and local landscapes. Following on from their award-winning production of The Passion starring Michael Sheen, the company swap the streets of Port Talbot for the woods of the North Norfolk Countryside. Wolf’s Child sees audiences journey through the gardens ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Donna Moore

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Off Broadway smash-hit show Cougar The Musical prowls into Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre this weekend with the hope of leaving its inspirational mark on a UK stage. Nicole Evans caught up with creator Donna Moore to talk about the show, the so-called ‘Cougar Phenomenon’ and being a woman in today’s world.     Cougar The Musical makes its UK premiere at ...

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