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    • Performing Arts

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    Giuseppe Cannas

    Giuseppe Cannas

    INTERVIEW: GIUSEPPE CANNAS. Sam Marlowe sits down with Giuseppe Cannas, Head of Wigs, Hair and Make-up at the National Theatre, to find out about the extraordinary craft and minute detail involved in creating a production’s special effects. From hand-stitching every single hair, to creating exploding eyeballs, Cannas’ work not only involves a wide range of disciplines, but […]

    • 37 min
    TheatreVoice Archive: Mustapha Matura

    TheatreVoice Archive: Mustapha Matura

    ARCHIVE INTERVIEW: MUSTAPHA MATURA AND NICOLAS KENT. When Mustapha Matura died in October 2019, he had become one of the most important dramatists in Britain. Matura was born and grew up in pre-independence Trinidad, and his early life and home country shaped his work. His plays often explored colonialism and its legacy, and used humour […]

    • 28 min
    Elizabeth Newman

    Elizabeth Newman

    INTERVIEW: ELIZABETH NEWMAN. Elizabeth arrived at Pitlochry Festival Theatre in 2018 after eight years at Bolton’s Octagon, five as associate director and three as artistic director. Now in her second season as artistic director of the self-styled “theatre in the hills”, she has increased the annual number of productions to nine, a figure in Scotland […]

    • 34 min
    The Bunker Theatre

    The Bunker Theatre

    INTERVIEW: CHRIS SONNEX AND DAVID RALF. In 2016 Joshua McTaggart and Joel Fisher converted an underground car park in south London into a theatre, and very quickly the Bunker established itself as a leading fringe venue, championing new work by underrepresented writers and bringing in new audiences. In 2018 Chris Sonnex took over as artistic […]

    • 36 min

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