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Edinburgh Fringe Special - Episode 2: Francesca Moody, Richard Gadd, Remy Beasley

Edinburgh Fringe Special - Episode 2: Francesca Moody, Richard Gadd, Remy Beasley

August 19, 2019

In our second Edinburgh Fringe episode, we chat to producer Francesca Moody, Richard Gadd and Remy Beasley about finding the work, writing and performing your own (autobiographical) solo show, and transitioning between genres. Francesca also shares golden nuggets of advice about bringing work to the Fringe. Richard Gadd's BABY REINDEER is in ROUNDABOUT and Remy Beasley's DO OUR BEST is in Underbelly Cowgate.

Edinburgh Fringe Special - Episode 1

Edinburgh Fringe Special - Episode 1

August 16, 2019

In this series of INSIGHTS we will be chatting to a bunch of artists and companies about their work, about the Fringe, and about bringing work to the Fringe – if, why, how you can make it happen, what the consequences might be and what comes next. Guests today are the new Artistic Directors of PP, Charlotte Bennett and Katie Posner; Daniel Ward, writer / performer in THE CANARY AND THE CROW; and Dom McGovern, a member of our Festival Team.

ROUNDABOUT 2019: Meet the Writers

ROUNDABOUT 2019: Meet the Writers

June 28, 2019

'We're not writing in collaboration, but it feels like a collaboration'. Post-read-through and pre-pub, Charley Miles, Nathan Bryon and Daf James chat to PP about the plays that they have written for ROUNDABOUT 2019: DAUGHTERHOOD, DEXTER AND WINTER'S DETECTIVE AGENCY and ON THE OTHER HAND, WE'RE HAPPY.

YOU STUPID PODCAST! Episode 4: Flooding the stage and reading reviews

YOU STUPID PODCAST! Episode 4: Flooding the stage and reading reviews

March 7, 2019

In this final bumper episode, James Grieve and Sam Steiner reflect on the final countdown to and aftermath of YOU STUPID DARKNESS!. They discuss the process of tech-ing the show ('watching surgery conducted on your organs' - Sam Steiner), the importance of sign-posting an interval, and the dilemma behind reading reviews.

YOU STUPID DARKNESS! premiered at Theatre Royal Plymouth 07 - 23 February 2019. 

 

YOU STUPID PODCAST! Episode 3: Week 3 of rehearsals at Theatre Royal Plymouth

YOU STUPID PODCAST! Episode 3: Week 3 of rehearsals at Theatre Royal Plymouth

February 11, 2019

Ode to Joy, La Vie En Rose and Four Square by the sea.

The company of actors - Andrew Finnigan, Lydia Larson, Becci Gemmell and David Carlyle - chat to James Grieve and Sam Steiner about what they've been getting up to in rehearsals for YOU STUPID DARKNESS! at Theatre Royal Plymouth. Playing until 23 February, YOU STUPID DARKNESS! has been listed by the Guardian as the number 1 Theatre Show to watch in the UK this week.

YOU STUPID PODCAST! Episode 2: Week 1 of Rehearsals at PPHQ

YOU STUPID PODCAST! Episode 2: Week 1 of Rehearsals at PPHQ

January 22, 2019

'The kettle explodes.'

Director James Grieve and Playwright Sam Steiner reflect on the first week of rehearsals in the PP rehearsal room.

Featuring Assistant Director Freddie Crossley and Assistant Stage Manager Rosie Morgan.

YOU STUPID DARKNESS! is a co-production with Theatre Royal Plymouth. You can catch it 07 - 23 February 2019 in the Drum Theatre, Plymouth.

YOU STUPID PODCAST! Episode 1: Gestation and Development

YOU STUPID PODCAST! Episode 1: Gestation and Development

January 21, 2019

'I wanted to write a hopeful play about the end of the world'.

Director James Grieve and Playwright Sam Steiner reflect on the process that has led up to week one of rehearsals for YOU STUPID DARKNESS!

YOU STUPID DARKNESS! is a co-production with Theatre Royal Plymouth. You can catch it 07 - 23 February 2019 in the Drum Theatre, Plymouth.

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