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  1. THE BIG INTERVIEW: Garry Robson during rehearsals for Our Country’s Good

    THE BIG INTERVIEW: Garry Robson during rehearsals for Our Country’s Good  

    Proving disability and deafness can be incorporated into mainstream theatre, Susan Elkin met up with Garry Robson during rehearsals for Our Country’s Good

  2. Creative Producing

    Creative Producing  

    Kevin Wyatt-Lown, Head of Marketing at East 15, outlines their new degree course in Creative Producing, aiming to train individuals in theatre making from behind the scenes.

  3. Raising the Roof

    Raising the Roof  

    In 1988, the Square Chapel in Halifax was a shell of a building. Damaged and seemingly beyond repair, demolition seemed the only option. It was to be saved however by a passionate group of residents who believed strongly in the arts and its importance to the local area. Today the Square Chapel is a wonderful arts centre and as Mark Glover finds out, the spirit that brought the building back to life is evident in its staff, visitors and community

  4. Introducing the Unique

    Introducing the Unique  

    Institute of the Arts, Barcelona, (IAB), is Europe’s most dynamic international performing arts higher education institution. Founded in 2013 by producer Mark Lethem and performing arts academic Giles Auckland-Lewis, the IAB is based in the cosmopolitan town of Sitges, near Barcelona.

  5. Much Ado About Now

    Much Ado About Now  

    Susan Elkin chats to Michael Oakley, director of the current Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank production of Much Ado About Nothing at Shakespeare’s Globe.

  6. Young Court and Cuttin’ It

    Young Court and Cuttin’ It  

    Part of the Royal Court’s outreach programme, Susan Elkin finds out about Young Court and the recent schools’ tour of challenging play Cuttin’ It

  7. EXHIBITION: Art for Schools

    EXHIBITION: Art for Schools  

    There’s art out there, just waiting for you, ready to inspire your pupils and instigate cross-curricular learning. Graham Hooper discoveres a treasure trove of resources – both old and new – and hopes you will take up this fabulous opportunity.

  8. Arts1, achievements too

    Arts1, achievements too  

    Susan Elkin visits a new performing arts school in Buckinghamshire enjoying considerable success with its first cohort of graduates.

  9. THEATRE REVIEW: The Band – Marlowe Theatre

    THEATRE REVIEW: The Band – Marlowe Theatre  

    O..M..G.. after all the television coverage of the selection process with BBC One’s ‘Let It Shine’ to find the five members of a band to appear in a live show featuring the songs of Take That, I was not expecting to see what I saw at the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury. What we heard was what was expected; a veritable treat of melodies, harmonies and hit singles expertly performed by the new group […]

  10. Book Review: Mike

    Book Review: Mike  

    By Andrew Norriss Published by David Fickling Books This is a very strong idea for a young adult novel. For a few pages you think it’s going to be a boring homage to tennis and only likely to interest tennis fanatics, then you realise that it’s actually about mental health, life choices, families and it’s very […]