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Curve in Conversation takes you behind-the-scenes of Leicester's Curve theatre, giving you exciting insights into the work you see both on - and off - our stages.

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Curve in Conversation takes you behind-the-scenes of Leicester's Curve theatre, giving you exciting insights into the work you see both on - and off - our stages.

    Nikolai Foster on big Made at Curve news, and conversations with Samantha Womack and Tanya Agarwal

    Nikolai Foster on big Made at Curve news, and conversations with Samantha Womack and Tanya Agarwal

    Hear more about the latest Made at Curve announcements from Artistic Director Nikolai Foster, including exciting news on A Chorus Line casting and Billy Elliot the Musical. 

    Also in this episode, Samantha Womack discusses her role as the White Witch in the upcoming tour of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, and Burnt Lemon Theatre Producer - and Curve Resident Creative - Tanya Agarwal talks about brand new musical Tokyo Rose.

    • 36 min
    Cat on a Hot Tin Roof in rehearsals, Jodie Prenger and community poetry

    Cat on a Hot Tin Roof in rehearsals, Jodie Prenger and community poetry

    Step inside the rehearsal room of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, our Curve, Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse and English Touring Theatre (ETT) co-production, and hear from cast members Siena Kelly (Maggie) and Oliver Johnstone (Brick).

    In this episode, host Martin Ballard also speaks with stage favourite Jodie Prenger about her role in musical Tell Me on a Sunday, and we also hear poetry readings from Leicester community members.

    • 27 min
    Youth theatre at Curve and upcoming drama with Dial M For Murder - Tom Chambers, Mel Knott and Mary-Jean Caldwell

    Youth theatre at Curve and upcoming drama with Dial M For Murder - Tom Chambers, Mel Knott and Mary-Jean Caldwell

    With applications to Curve Young Company (CYC) now open, find out more about youth theatre at Curve with Associate Artist and Curve Young Dance Company leader Mel Knott, as well as former CYC member Mary-Jean Caldwell, who has gone on to become a professional performer.

    In this episode, host Martin Ballard also talks about the upcoming tour of suspense-filled drama Dial M For Murder with the show's star Tom Chambers.

    • 36 min
    A look ahead to autumn 2021 at Curve - Derren Brown, Sharan Phull and Anthony Almeida

    A look ahead to autumn 2021 at Curve - Derren Brown, Sharan Phull and Anthony Almeida

    In this episode of Curve in Conversation, host Martin Ballard takes a look ahead at this autumn’s line-up of productions at Curve, including interviews with multi-award winning master of mind control Derren Brown, Leicester-based actor and star of hit musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie Sharan Phull, and winner of the 2019 Royal Theatrical Support Trust (RTST) Sir Peter Hall Director Award Anthony Almeida.

    • 33 min
    Welcome Back to Curve!

    Welcome Back to Curve!

    Curve is back and so is our podcast - Curve in Conversation! 

    In this episode, go behind-the-scenes with host Martin Ballard to find out how we welcomed audiences back to our theatre for the first time in 14 months and hear performances and interviews with artists including Aakash Odedra, Pawlet Brookes, Alex Parker and Katie Lam, and Emma Williams, as well as conversation with The Stage News Editor Matt Hemley and our Chief Executive Chris Stafford.

    • 28 min

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