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Hello and welcome to the Curtain Call Theatre Podcast. The only podcast that will bring you backstage during a show in London and UK theatre. After publishing our inaugural theatre book, "Curtain Call: A Year Backstage in London Theatre", we thought the next logical step would be to get our audio content out there for you. From the dresser to the A-List star. Hear what it really takes to make a show happen and immerse yourself into the world of backstage.

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Hello and welcome to the Curtain Call Theatre Podcast. The only podcast that will bring you backstage during a show in London and UK theatre. After publishing our inaugural theatre book, "Curtain Call: A Year Backstage in London Theatre", we thought the next logical step would be to get our audio content out there for you. From the dresser to the A-List star. Hear what it really takes to make a show happen and immerse yourself into the world of backstage.

    Welcome to the Rock! Episode 8

    Welcome to the Rock! Episode 8

    Welcome to the Rock! takes you behind the scenes of one of the b biggest surprise hit musicals to hit Broadway and the West End.

    In our final episode of the series, you'll meet the lovebirds Nick (played by Robert Hands and Diane played by Helen Hobson in the West End and Sharon Wheatley who plays her on Broadway. Mayors Claude Elliott and Derm Flynn played by Clive Carter in the West End and Joel Hatch on Broadway and our local reporter Janice Mosher played by Emma Salvo.

    • 28 min
    143 - The Sunset Limited

    143 - The Sunset Limited

    Cormac McCarthy is receiving his premiere in the UK with The Sunset Limited at the Boulevard Theatre’s dramatic debut with Jasper Britton and Gary Beadle, two phenomenal actors with credit lists as long as your arm, and who’ve appeared on stages up and down the country as well as on our screens, too.

    Gary and Jasper took time out of their rehearsal schedule to chat with me about the play, relying on each other in a two-hander and also the excitement of playing in London’s newest space.

    • 18 min
    Welcome to the Rock! Episode 7

    Welcome to the Rock! Episode 7

    We are dedicating the final episodes of the series to bring you closer to the real life characters from Come From Away and some of the people that play them on both sides of the Atlantic. 

    In this episode we’re introducing you to Harry Morrison and Sheriff Oz Fudge, David Shannon and Kevin Tuerff (otherwise known as the Gay Lumberjack) and from both Jenna Boyd and Astrid Van Wieren who play Beulah Cooper in the West End Cast and on Broadway respectively.

    • 26 min
    Welcome to the Rock! Episode 6

    Welcome to the Rock! Episode 6

    We are dedicating the final three episodes of the series to bring you closer to the real life characters from Come From Away and some of the people that play them on both sides of the Atlantic. 

    In this episode we’re introducing you to Rachael Tucker and Captain Beverley Bass, Mary Doherty and Bonnie Harris, Nathanael Campbell and Tom MoCowan (who ends up as Bob in the musical) and lastly Jonathan Andrew Hume and Kevin Jung

    • 26 min
    142 - Rosalind Blessed and the Delights of Dogs

    142 - Rosalind Blessed and the Delights of Dogs

    Ros Blessed has been treading the boards around the country, following in her parent’s footsteps. And she has recently stepped into the shoes of the playwright, but has brought along her parents dad, Brian Blessed as executive producer and mom, Hildegard Neil as fellow cast member.

    Shedding light on what we often keep hidden from the world, The Delights of Dogs and the Problems of People and Lullabies for the Lost will be performed in rep throughout January at the Old Red Lion Theatre.

    • 29 min
    Welcome to the Rock! Episode 5

    Welcome to the Rock! Episode 5

    Before opening at the Phoenix Theatre in London’s West End, we heard from the company about their pre-West End run in Dublin. And before that, the cast had a launch party at the Canadian Embassy in London’s Trafalgar Square. 

    And in this episode, we are giving you a front row seat at that party with two exclusive recordings from the London cast.  

    • 24 min

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Newfound intimacy with London theatre

Curtain Call not only allows me to stay connected to London theatre from afar, but also provides an intimacy with the theatre community that I had not previously enjoyed. Essential listening!

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Fantastic podcast for young performers to gain valuable insight

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Whether you work in Lindon theatre or are simply a fan, this is essential listening

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