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A Podcast from the Manchester Shakespeare Company with information on past, present and future work with writer John Topliff and Director Gina T. Frost.

The Manchester Shakespeare Company John Topliff and Gina T. Frost

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A Podcast from the Manchester Shakespeare Company with information on past, present and future work with writer John Topliff and Director Gina T. Frost.

    The Game of Play: Gina and John talk about their exciting new project! Coming Soon To Your Living Room!

    The Game of Play: Gina and John talk about their exciting new project! Coming Soon To Your Living Room!

    It was during the Covid lockdowns that Gina began to develop an idea she had been working on for some time. ‘The Game of Play’ The game was inspired by Gina’s desire to transfer the skills that she acquired as a child and all through her life with the help of all the lovely people who believed in her. It’s an exciting, fun performance-based board game that can be played by 2-8 players. The object of the game is to progress through the 3 acts of the play to be the first to reach cent...

    • 16 min
    Mark Simpson interviews Gina and John about 'Summer Dreaming - The Musical''

    Mark Simpson interviews Gina and John about 'Summer Dreaming - The Musical''

    Autism Advocate Mark Simpson interviews Gina and John about their upcoming Show, 'Summer Dreaming - The Musical. Find out about the origins of the Manchester Shakespeare Company, Gina's late diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Condition and what the future holds for the pair in a post-covid world.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Episode 3. 'Summer Dreaming 1973' The laughs kept coming!

    Episode 3. 'Summer Dreaming 1973' The laughs kept coming!

    In this episode Gina and John talk about the fourth Manchester Shakespeare Company production, 'Summer Dreaming 1973' an irreverent musical adaptation of William Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. First performed at Manchester Three Minute Theatre (3MT) in July 2015The show includes five original songs, a Marxist/Leninist version of 'Pyramus and Thisbe, arranged marriages, a Glam Rock transformation, the invention of 'Dogging', a talent show, Feminism in action, Theatrical...

    • 39 min
    Episode 2. 12 Nights or W.T.F? The New Beginning 2014

    Episode 2. 12 Nights or W.T.F? The New Beginning 2014

    Warning: This episode contains language that some people might find offensive.In this episode Gina and John talk about the third Manchester Shakespeare Company production '12 Nights or W.T.F? This was the play that set the standard for all future productions. A wickedly twisted adaptation of Shakespeare’s gender bending comedy ‘Twelfth Night’. Twelve Nights is a madcap comedy that captures the spirit of the original play with a decidedly modern take on gender and sexuality. After its original...

    • 24 min
    Episode 1 Introduction to The MSC by Gina and John

    Episode 1 Introduction to The MSC by Gina and John

    In this first episode, Gina and John talk briefly about the origins of the Manchester Shakespeare Company, from its inception at the Three Minute Theatre in 2013, its first productions and the exciting future that lies ahead.

    • 12 min

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