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Features and Interviews

Here you’ll find our catalogue of interviews and features. We’ve interviewed numerous people we find interesting, and we’ve written about theatre events that have caught our imagination as well. So grab a cup of tea and have a good old browse!

Interview: Rosanna Mallinson on ImmerCity

ImmerCity stage site-specific immersive murder mysteries. The three shows to date have been set in The London Museum of Water and Steam, Kensington Library, and St Matthew’s Church in Bethnal Green. They all follow the same format: the audience plays in groups of six or seven, each person following one of the actors as they move through different spaces and interact with other members of the cast. In the interval, each audience group reconvenes to discuss and compare what they’ve ...

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Chicago Blues Brothers: Motown Mission – Preview

With Chiacago Blues Brothers currently touring the UK, quite possibly coming to a town near you soon, as well as one night only in London on 4 August, we asked Brian Penn to reminisce about a show that for many people of a certain age is a cult classic. For a full list of upcoming venues and tickets see https://www.thebluesbrothers.co.uk/ One of the outstanding films of my childhood was the Blues Brothers, directed by John Landis. It had pretty much ...

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Theatre Access Schemes – Part 3

In Part One of our Access Articles Sidonie explained what Theatre Access Schemes are, in Part Two she explained what a visit to the theatre is like to as an Access Customer.  Now in the third and final part, Sidonie uses her experience both as a customer and from working in theatre to examine how Access Customers can work with venues staff to ensure they are best served. Serving Access Customers As I’ve previously discussed, it can be difficult to ...

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Theatre Access Schemes – Part 2

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Part One of our Theatre Access Series looked at what exactly Access Schemes are and what it can mean to be an Access Customer. In Part Two, Sidonie shares her experience as an Access Customer while attending a recent performance. As with Part One, we hope this gives more insight and understanding as to why it’s important Access Schemes exist. Experience as an Access Customer So, what’s different for an Access Customer when they attend a performance? In many ways nothing, in ...

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