Here’s where we share a bit more about what we’re up to, and open up our creative process.
First published on the Trowbridge Town Hall website Last week my theatre company – Foolish Hope – was lucky enough to spend a week in residence at Trowbridge Town Hall. We were developing a new comedy called Shakespeare’s Son! (sort of). Set during the early years of the English Civil War, the show is inspiredContinue reading “A week at Trowbridge Town Hall”
You’ve written several plays about historical events, and were a founding member of the Fitzrovia Radio Hour – a highly successful homage to 1940s radio. What is it about the past that interests you so much as a writer? Ha! In a way, the past never dates – it always reflects the present in someContinue reading “Q&A with writer Tom Mallaburn”
Q&A with Dan March, actor, comedian and one of the co-creators of Instructions for American Servicemen in Britain
How did you start out as a performer? I always enjoyed performing as a child but it was when I was 15 that I knew I wanted to be an actor: I performed the ‘pivotal’ role of English Ambassador in my school’s production of Hamlet – essentially coming on at the end of the four-hourContinue reading “Q&A with Dan March, actor, comedian and one of the co-creators of Instructions for American Servicemen in Britain”
You were responsible for re-publishing the Instructions pamphlet in 2005. How did you come across the original Instructions and why did you want to bring it to a modern audience? A curator in the Bodleian Library showed me the original document. I immediately realized what a brilliant little publication this is. In just under 5,000Continue reading “Q&A with Dr Samuel Fanous – Head of Publishing, Bodleian Library Publishing”
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