In association with Nick Hern Books. In this episode, we take an in-depth look at the Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting, which celebrates its tenth anniversary this year. Presenter Tim Bano follows the progress of scripts from submission to shortlisting by speaking to judges, readers and writers. Featuring interviews with: Michael Oglesby, Anna Jordan, Sarah Frankcom.
If like me you love peppering party conversations with QI sciolism until people start offering to drive you home, you probably know that bit about Alexander Graham Bell and the word “Ahoy!” “Ahoy!” was apparently the first word that was ever uttered over a phone line. As much as I wished that this word would be reinstated as […]
Rebecca Jacobson and I sat down with theatre blogger and academic Holger Syme to discuss Karin Henkel’s production of “John Gabriel Borkman”. We talk about Ibsen’s play and discuss masks, music and monstrous physicality. John Gabriel Borkman by Henrik Ibsen directed by Karin Henkel, Design: Katrin Nottrodt, costumes: Nina von Mechow, music: Arvild J. Baud, lighting: Annette […]
After watching Common Ground at the Maxim Gorki Theatre I sat down near Museum Island with Amie Jones and theatre critic Catherine Love to talk about the show. Common Ground von Yael Ronen & Ensemble Regie: Yael Ronen, Bühne: Magda Willi, Kostüme: Lina Jakelski, Video: Benjamin Krieg, Hanna Slak, Dramaturgie: Irina Szodruch, Musik: Nils […]