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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 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 Bagshaw

    • 41 min
    Episode 49 - Stewart Pringle - The Amplify Podcast

    Episode 49 - Stewart Pringle - 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 Stewart Pringle

    • 48 min
    Episode 48 - Luke Barnes - The Amplify Podcast

    Episode 48 - Luke Barnes - 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 Luke Barnes

    Luke is playwright, screenwriter and theatre maker using live performance and film to tell stories and make a good night out that’s both useful for use as humans and as a community.
    Highlights includes: No One Will Tell Me How To Start A Revolution (Hampstead Theatre), All We Ever Wanted Was Everything (Paines Plough Roundabout with Middle Child), Bottleneck (Soho Theatre with HighTide), Chapel Street (Bush Theatre), Weekend Rockstars & Ten Storey Love Song (Hull Truck with Middle Child), The Saints (Nuffield, Southampton), The Men In Blue, Fable & Me, In Prison (Young Vic) & A Wondrous Place (Royal Exchange).
    He is an avid Liverpool fan and average (to poor) musician.

    • 35 min
    Episode 47 - Natalie Dew - The Amplify Podcast

    Episode 47 - Natalie Dew - 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 Natalie Dew

    • 43 min
    Episode 46 - Nancy Medina - The Amplify Podcast

    Episode 46 - Nancy Medina - 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 Nancy Medina

    Nancy hails from Brooklyn, New York. She received her MA in Drama Directing from the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, where she now returns as a visiting Acting tutor. She is based in Bristol and is co-Artistic Director of Bristol School of Acting.
    Nancy is one of three recipients of the 2020/2021 National Theatre Sir Peter Hall Bursary.
    Awards:
    RTST SIR PETER HALL DIRECTOR AWARD
    TWO TRAINS RUNNING (2019) 
    GENESIS FUTURE DIRECTOR’S AWARD
    YELLOWMAN (2017)
    EMERGING DIRECTOR PRIZE
    STRAWBERRY & CHOCOLATE (2014)
    Credits include:
    The Laramie Project Bristol Old Vic Theatre School 2020, Two Trains Running Royal & Derngate/English Touring Theatre 2019, Strange Fruit Bush Theatre 2019, The Half God of Rainfall Fuel & Kiln Theatre &Birmingham Rep 2019 and Curried Goat and Fish Fingers Bristol Old Vic 2018

    • 45 min
    Episode 45 - Natalie Ibu - The Amplify Podcast

    Episode 45 - Natalie Ibu - 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 Natalie Ibu

    Natalie Ibu is Artistic Director of Northern Stage and before that was Artistic Director and Chief Executive of tiata fahodzi, the only Black-led theatre company committed solely to producing new work in the UK, for the past 5 years. At tiata fahodzi, Natalie’s stand out piece of work was her direction of ‘good dog’ by Arinzé Kene, which was produced in association with Watford Palace Theatre and Tara Finney Productions and toured nationally twice to excellent audience and critical reception before being adapted for screen and shown on BBC iPlayer.
    Prior to joining tiata fahodzi, her career includes time spent as Creative Producer at In Good Company, Derby Theatre; Programme Manager, Roundhouse; Resident Assistant Director, Royal Court and Assistant Director Glasgow Citizens Theatre. 

    • 52 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!

Prince of the Congo ,

Prince of the Congo

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

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