Curtain Call Theatre Podcast

Curtain Call Theatre Podcast

From the dresser in the wings the A-list star in the dressing room; from the writer at the desk to the producer in the office; from the musician in the pit to the sound mixer at the back of the stalls...hear what it really takes to make a show happen and immerse yourself into the world of theatre across London’s West End and beyond. Experience backstage life as you never have before with unparalleled access to the shows you love.... Show More

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July 1, 2020 28 min
So...we’ve passed 100 days in lockdown here in London, and as restrictions ease down around the country for small and non-essential businesses, as of the time of release of this episode, July 1st 2020, there is no specific news for the theatre industry and live entertainment industries as a whole.   We know the pressure and uncertainty that puts on freelancers who work in the industry - and we will be bringing you a special episode...
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June 26, 2020 46 min
Welcome to No Pressure - a podcast for creatives, theatre makers, artists, and ambitious souls with host, Matt Humphrey, photographer and founder of CurtainCall, In this episode I am so honoured to be talking to producer REBECCA WOOLCOCK - Lead Producer with Hartshorn Hook and Immersive Everywhere. This podcast is all about creators and theatre makers like Rebecca - the people that make things happen, who are up against it every da...
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June 19, 2020 22 min
Whilst on lockdown, I have been mentoring five students from Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts here in London. The five of them are all getting their MA in Acting and should be doing their showcase performances about now, but I don’t need to tell you if that is happening…I have been talking to all of them this week for the podcast My final guest student this week is Pear Chiravara. Pear is a fascinating and fantastic actor, coming ...
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June 18, 2020 18 min
My penultimate guest student this week is Nathan Elliot. Nathan is another one of Mountview’s students who didn’t have a straightforward route into drama school. But his tenacity and perseverance paid off, and I think stands him in good stead for the challenges he faces in the industry, especially in a Covid-19 world. Nathan Elliot, acting student on the Acting MA course at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Keep listening this wee...
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June 17, 2020 24 min
Whilst on lockdown, I have been mentoring five students from Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts here in London. The five of them are all getting their MA in Acting and should be doing their showcase performances about now, but I don’t need to tell you if that is happening… My third guest student this week is Karen Ann Wong-Dorall. Karen is NOT your typical post-graduate drama student.  Already with a successful career as a teacher, ...
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June 16, 2020 28 min
Whilst on lockdown, I have been mentoring five students from Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts here in London. The five of them are all getting their MA in Acting and should be doing their showcase performances about now, but I don’t need to tell you if that is happening… My second student guest from Mountview is Jessica Dawes. Jessica’s story is a fantastic untraditional route, having been interested in theatre from a young age, ...
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June 15, 2020 22 min
Since quarantine and lockdown regulations were put in place in March, theatre students across the UK have been adapting just like every other sector. It’s especially hard in an industry that is based on communication with another human being, either on stage or in an audience.  This week, we are speaking to five students on the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts currently on the Acting MA course. Our first guest is Gianni Selvaggi. ...
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May 28, 2020 29 min
On today’s episode is stage manager extraordinaire, Shane Thom. Shane has been behind the scenes on many shows in and around the West End for many years, very often seen at The National Theatre in London. He’s one of the hardest working stage managers out there working on the biggest shows including Evita, Angels in America and Hadestown.
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This week we are bringing you the creatives behind the Curtain Call virtual play reading series “The Remote Read”. Tonight, May 2nd, we are producing a remote reading of Sir Tom Stoppard’s Play “A Separate Peace” Starring David Morrissey, Jenna Coleman, Denise Gough, Ed Stoppard and Maggie Service directed by award-winning stage and screen director Sam Yates. The reading will benefit the Felix Project and those professionals who ha...
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April 30, 2020 23 min
This week we are bringing you the creatives behind the Curtain Call virtual play reading series “The Remote Read”. This Saturday, we are producing a remote reading of Sir Tom Stoppard’s Play “A Separate Peace” Starring David Morrissey, Jenna Coleman, Denise Gough, Ed Stoppard and Maggie Service directed by award-winning stage and screen director Sam Yates. The reading will benefit the Felix Project and those professionals who have ...
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April 29, 2020 16 min
This week we are going to bring you the creatives behind the Curtain Call virtual play reading series “The Remote Read”. This Saturday, we are producing a remote reading of Sir Tom Stoppard’s Play “A Separate Peace” Starring David Morrissey, Jenna Coleman, Denise Gough, Ed Stoppard and Maggie Service directed by award-winning stager and screen director Sam Yates. The reading will benefit the Felix Project and those professionals wh...
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April 28, 2020 19 min
On today’s episode is Costume Designer Amelia Sierevogel.. This week we are going to bring you the creatives behind the Curtain Call virtual play reading series “The Remote Read”. This Saturday, we are producing a remote reading of Sir Tom Stoppard’s Play “A Separate Peace” Starring David Morriessey, Jenna Coleman, Denise Gough, Ed Stoppard and Maggie Service. The reading will benefit the Felix Project and those professionals who h...
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April 21, 2020 25 min
On today’s episode is Entertainment Personality Adam Rothenberg. Adam is the creator of the website “Call Me Adam” which has been hosting celebrity interviews for over a decade and In 2018, Adam decided it was time to expand on his interviews and came up with the idea for a show entitled Baring It All with Call Me Adam which started out as a live stage show and has now morphed into a newly launched podcast. Adam Rothenberg or Cal...
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April 16, 2020 15 min
In today’s climate of increasing isolation, we want to bring you a daily dose of inspiration. Each episode, we’re giving someone in the theatre a chance to take a bow.  From seasoned professionals to drama students; vocal coaches to the life coaches; You’ll find them right here giving insights into what drives them to be in the business and who inspires them. On today’s episode is theatre student Bethany O’Halloran. Beth is current...
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April 14, 2020 28 min
In today’s episode, we are talking to a couple of consummate theatre professionals who are defining a new form of theatrical storytelling. I think we will be hearing about Dance Musicals more and more as The Sisters Grimm keep producing groundbreaking shows. They work with pros at the top of their game including Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Jeremy Irons on iconic shows like Inala and Voices of the Amazon. Not only this, but they are...
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April 9, 2020 14 min
In today’s climate of increasing isolation, we want to bring you a daily dose of inspiration. Each episode, we’re giving someone in the theatre a chance to take a bow.  From seasoned professionals to drama students; vocal coaches to the life coaches; You’ll find them right here giving insights into what drives them to be in the business and who inspires them. On today’s episode is theatre journalist Lauren Guest. Lauren is the f...
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April 2, 2020 17 min
In today’s climate of increasing isolation, we want to bring you a daily dose of inspiration. Each episode, we’re giving someone in the theatre a chance to take a bow. From seasoned professionals to drama students; vocal coaches to the life coaches; You’ll find them right here giving insights into what drives them to be in the business and who inspires them. On today’s episode is actor Stephen Beirnaert. Stephen has been playing Ti...
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April 1, 2020 20 min
In today’s climate of increasing isolation, we want to bring you a daily dose of inspiration. Each episode, we’re giving someone in the theatre a chance to take a bow. From seasoned professionals to drama students; vocal coaches to the life coaches; You’ll find them right here giving insights into what drives them to be in the business and who inspires them. On today’s episode is an assistant professor Richard Bryant Richard is an ...
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March 31, 2020 21 min
In today’s climate of increasing isolation, we want to bring you a daily dose of inspiration. Each episode, we’re giving someone in the theatre a chance to take a bow. From seasoned professionals to drama students; vocal coaches to the life coaches; You’ll find them right here giving insights into what drives them to be in the business and who inspires them. On today’s episode is actor, DJ and all round entertainer, Danny Nutt.  Da...
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March 30, 2020 14 min
In today’s climate of increasing isolation, we want to bring you a daily dose of inspiration. From seasoned professionals to drama students; vocal coaches to the life coaches; You’ll find them right here giving insights into what drives them to be in the business and who inspires them. On today’s episode is actor, Georgie Luppi Now Georgie is about to embark on her career in the theatre business and will be auditioning for drama...
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