Milla Jackson is an experienced producer, director and freelance PR. She has been representing shows at Edinburgh for three years – mostly comedy but in 2015 took on her first solo theatre show. She explores why you should consider employing a professional PR for your show, how they can help you and your show and how to choose. Above all she emphasises getting your PR in place EARLY!
Kate Saffin talks to Milla Jackson about why you should consider employing professional PR for your fringe showOctober 10, 2015
Kate Saffin talks to Kate Lennon, producer, with Funny Women about her background as a stand up comic and the ways that Funny Women support women to ‘Write, perform and do business with humour’. Funny Women was founded by Lynne Parker in 2002 to help women find their voice through performing, writing and using humour in business and everyday life. They run comedy workshops, weekend events and conferences in London, Manchester, Brighton and Edinburgh on stand up, comedy writing, improvisation, sketch and character, and ‘Time of the Month’ a scratch night to try out new comedy ideas.
“To Space is your telescope into a future and capsule that will preserve the past. Scientist and performer Dr Niamh Shaw has dreamed of space travel from the age of eight. After a year of interviewing astronauts, astrophysicists, space industries and potential future colonists of Mars, she’s discovered that what was once her childhood dream may soon become a reality. In a multimedia immersive performance that buzzes with new technologies, she explores the beauty, darkness and humanity of Space. What is our attraction to Space? What are we chasing – or escaping from?”. In this interview we get a producer’s perspective on bringing this unique and acclaimed show to the Edinburgh Fringe. Paul Levy asked Joanna Crawley a lot of questions about theatre making and space, in all its forms
George Egg‘s sell-out comedy show comes to the Edinburgh Fringe. Why has it taken this highly acclaimed comedian so long to bring a show to the “biggest” Fringe? Paul Levy found out more about George Egg: Anarchist Cook. “One man. One hour. Three courses. Comedian George Egg is also a fanatical cook with an anarchic approach to making meals. Finding himself dissatisfied with the quality of hotel room service while touring the comedy clubs of the world, George embarks on a project to take matters into his own surprisingly capable hands. ”