In House celebrates the breadth of talent and creativity in London. Each week we feature London’s most innovative theatres, big and small, from powerhouses like the National Theatre to engine rooms of creativity like the New Diorama.
“Arts without boundaries” is the mission statement of this multi-disciplinary, internationally-orientated powerhouse. Mark Shenton meets Toni Racklin, Head of Theatre, to get her perspective on the Barbican's place in the theatrical landscape - and to hear all about their phenomenal 2019 season.
Theatre Royal Stratford East
This week Danny is joined by Nadia Fall, the new Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Stratford East. After loving her first show, The Village, we wanted to find out what's in store for us in the rest of the new season - and get to know a little more about the person behind it all.
Bridget is joined by Simeon Blake-Hall and Sarisha Kumar from the newly created Youth Advisory Board of the Almeida Theatre. They’re chatting about what excites them in theatre today and how they hope to help the Almeida evolve in the future.
“When you’re young you’re at the edge of things. You feel so much. It’s why our youth makes such great theatre.” Danny Lee Wynter speaks with Jay Miller about the experimental, radical work that’s erupting from the Yard Theatre in Hackney - and why he’s so optimistic about the next generation of theatre makers.
This week we’re at the Royal Court to hear how this one theatre transformed the industry by putting new writing at the heart of programming. Bridget chats to Chris Campbell, Head of the Royal Court’s Literary Office, about the theatre’s legacy of risk taking – and where it’s going next.
Jess Thom goes in-house at Graeae, the award-winning theatre company that profiles the skills, excellence and professionalism of deaf and disabled artists. She chats to Jenny Sealey, Graeae’s Artistic Director, about the importance of putting disabled artists centre stage - and never taking no for an answer.