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The Almeida Theatre Podcast brings together artists who create the performances on stage to talk about their lives, their work and how they make theatre.

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    • Performing Arts
    • 4.4, 16 Ratings

The Almeida Theatre Podcast brings together artists who create the performances on stage to talk about their lives, their work and how they make theatre.

    Almeida Theatre Podcast: Noma Dumezweni

    Almeida Theatre Podcast: Noma Dumezweni

    Two-time Olivier Award-winning actor Noma Dumezweni talks to the Almeida's Artistic Director Rupert Goold about originating the role of Hermione in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the theatre she loves, as well as what it was like performing in Carmen Disruption at the Almeida.

    This podcast was recorded during the lockdown caused by the Coronavirus outbreak of 2020.

    If you enjoyed our podcasts and are able to, please consider making a donation to the Almeida Theatre.

    As a registered charity, it is only with your support that we can continue. Any donation, large or small, will make a huge difference.

    To donate:
    Text ALMEIDA 5 to 70460 to donate £5*
    Text ALMEIDA 10 to 70460 to donate £10*
    Text ALMEIDA 20 to 70460 to donate £20*

    *You will be charged the donation amount plus your standard network charge.

    • 39 min
    Almeida Theatre Podcast: Adam Cork

    Almeida Theatre Podcast: Adam Cork

    Olivier and Tony Award-winning composer and sound designer Adam Cork (The Hunt, Ink) talks to long-time collaborator Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold about how he creates the sound of a production. He also discusses the creation of the critically acclaimed musical London Road.​

    This podcast was recorded during the lockdown caused by the Coronavirus outbreak of 2020.

    If you enjoyed our podcasts and are able to, please consider making a donation to the Almeida Theatre.

    As a registered charity, it is only with your support that we can continue. Any donation, large or small, will make a huge difference.

    To donate:
    Text ALMEIDA 5 to 70460 to donate £5*
    Text ALMEIDA 10 to 70460 to donate £10*
    Text ALMEIDA 20 to 70460 to donate £20*

    *You will be charged the donation amount plus your standard network charge.

    • 44 min
    Almeida Theatre Podcast: Beth Steel

    Almeida Theatre Podcast: Beth Steel

    The Almeida Theatre's Artistic Director Rupert Goold talks to the writer Beth Steel whose play The House of Shades was due to go into rehearsals at the Almeida just as the lockdown hit. She talks about her unconventional route to becoming a writer and the need for theatre to have more working-class voices.

    Beth won Most Promising Playwright at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards, and her play Wonderland was shortlisted for The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize.

    This podcast was recorded during the lockdown caused by the Coronavirus outbreak of 2020.

    If you enjoyed our podcasts and are able to, please consider making a donation to the Almeida Theatre.

    As a registered charity, it is only with your support that we can continue. Any donation, large or small, will make a huge difference.

    To donate:
    Text ALMEIDA 5 to 70460 to donate £5*
    Text ALMEIDA 10 to 70460 to donate £10*
    Text ALMEIDA 20 to 70460 to donate £20*

    *You will be charged the donation amount plus your standard network charge.

    • 34 min
    Almeida Theatre Podcast: Matt Smith

    Almeida Theatre Podcast: Matt Smith

    WARNING: this episode includes swearing

    The Almeida Theatre's Artistic Director Rupert Goold talks to BAFTA and Emmy Award-nominated actor Matt Smith during the lockdown caused by the Coronavirus outbreak of 2020. Matt discusses his career on stage and screen, the impact of lockdown and what he is missing most about theatre.

    If you enjoyed our podcasts and are able to, please consider making a donation to the Almeida Theatre.

    As a registered charity, it is only with your support that we can continue. Any donation, large or small, will make a huge difference.

    To donate:
    Text ALMEIDA 5 to 70460 to donate £5*
    Text ALMEIDA 10 to 70460 to donate £10*
    Text ALMEIDA 20 to 70460 to donate £20*

    *You will be charged the donation amount plus your standard network charge.

    • 43 min
    Almeida Podcast: Matt Smith Trailer

    Almeida Podcast: Matt Smith Trailer

    While Coronavirus has forced our doors to close, we are keeping the memory of the theatre alive through a new series of podcasts with some recent Almeida artists, including Matt Smith, Noma Dumezweni and Tobias Menzies.

    Listen from Sat 23 May

    • 57 sec
    Almeida Theatre Podcast: Khalid Abdalla

    Almeida Theatre Podcast: Khalid Abdalla

    Khalid Abdalla, activist and actor (The Kite Runner) currently cast in the Almeida's The Duchess of Malfi and previously in Shipwreck, talks to the Almeida's Artistic Director Rupert Goold.

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

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It sounds like someone is clipping their toe nails all the way through the Matt Smith episode. FFS!

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