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Welcome to Nottingham Playcast.Join us as we go behind the scenes at Nottingham Playhouse where we chat with actors, playwrights and directors, and share new work from our Amplify Artists.

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Welcome to Nottingham Playcast.Join us as we go behind the scenes at Nottingham Playhouse where we chat with actors, playwrights and directors, and share new work from our Amplify Artists.

    Episode 55_Adam Penford

    Episode 55_Adam Penford

    We bring you an interview with our Artistic Director Adam Penford who is directing this years Pantomime, Dick Whittington. He shares his process as a director and gives an insight into life as the Artistic Director. Find out how he manages to do it all.The legendary Playhouse panto returns full of sparkle, excitement and fun. Our hero’s incredible escapades take him onto the High Seas, into battle with the evil King Rat and see him fall head over heels in love with his boss’s daug...

    • 29 min
    Episode 54_Adrian Scarborough

    Episode 54_Adrian Scarborough

    We bring you an interview with Adrian Scarborough./An exclusive interview with Adrian Scarborough who, alongside Sophie Thompson stars in The Clothes They Stood Up In, his adaptation of Alan Bennett’s novella. He talks about how it felt to take on such a celebrated writer’s work , and why we should all be coming to see this play.Adrian has adapted Alan Bennett's novella The Clothes The Stood Up In, which is at the Playhouse Fri 9 Sep – Sat 1 OctGet your tickets hereThe Clothes They Stood Up I...

    • 40 min
    Episode 53 - Stiles and Drewe - Identical

    Episode 53 - Stiles and Drewe - Identical

    The Playcast is back!We bring you an interview with Stiles and Drewe. Stiles and Drewe are the minds behind the music and lyrics of our new show Identical which plays at Nottingham Playhouse Tue 26 Jul – Sun 14 AugGet your tickets hereStiles and Drewe are multi award-winning writers George Stiles & Anthony Drewe. Shows include: Identical, Becoming Nancy, Mary Poppins, Half A Sixpence, Wind in the Willows, Honk!IdenticalThis classic tale tells the story of twin girls separated at birth and...

    • 27 min
    Episode 52 - Nathaniel Price - First Touch

    Episode 52 - Nathaniel Price - First Touch

    The Playcast is back!We bring you an interview with Nathaniel Price. Nathaniel is the writer of First Touch which arrives at Nottingham Playhouse on Sat 7th May. Get your tickets hereNathaniel is a writer for film, television, theatre and radio. He graduated from the National Film & Television School with an MA in Screenwriting in 2016 – where he was a David Lean Scholar.Nathaniel has a number of original dramas in development including, Amsterdam (Moonage Pictures/BBC), Hamelin (Gaumont)...

    • 41 min
    Episode 51 - Caroline Bird - Red Ellen

    Episode 51 - Caroline Bird - Red Ellen

    The Playcast is back!We return with the first episode of the season brining you an interview with Caroline Bird. Caroline is the writer of Red Ellen which arrives at Nottingham Playhouse on Weds 13th April. Get your tickets hereBioCaroline won The Forward Prize for best poetry collection in 2020. She was shortlisted for the Costa Prize 2020, the TS Eliot Prize 2017, the Ted Hughes Award 2017, and the Dylan Thomas Prize twice in 2008 and 2010. She was a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn P...

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 50 - Rachel Bagshaw - The Amplify Podcast

    Episode 50 - Rachel Bagshaw - The Amplify Podcast

    Back with more new episodes for 2021, Nottingham Playhouse’s Amplify Producer Craig Gilbert chats to more artists of national and international renown in our Amplify Podcast series. These conversations cover career and process, as well as offering a few ideas to explore from home during this time of social distancing. This week Craig is chatting to Rachel BagshawSupport the Show.

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

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12 Ratings

12 Ratings

OJGF97 ,

A fab listen!

I’ve recently discovered this podcast and it has quickly become my go to when looking for something to listen to! Craig talks to such a wide variety of practitioners and asks all the right questions! A great way to get some insight into the processes and stories behind UK theatre creatives!

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Prince of the Congo

One of the most informative podcasts, love listening to it!!

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