Interviews at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2011
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Interview with Richard Fry
Richard Fry talks to Paul Levy about why her prefers to perform and theatre-make alone, about verse, and about his five star reviewed show, The Ballad of the Unbeatable Hearts.
Interview 22nd August 2011: Listen to our interview with Richard Fry
Interview with Laura Lexx and Pete Byrom
Interview 15th August 2011: Listen to our interview with Laura Lexx and Pete Byrom
Interview with John Diamond from Leith on the Fringe
We chat to John Diamond about the vision for this emerging venue which he visions are growing and become a unique part of the future Fringe scene.
Interview 14th August 2011: Listen to our interview with John Diamond
Interview with Brian Mitchell
Brian Mitchell and Joseph Mitchell are a dynamic writing duo, with their acclaimed Those Magnificent Men playing at the Edinburgh Fringe in the safe hands of New Perspectives Theatre Company. Brian discusses the role of the writer and the background to the play.
Interview 10th August 2011: Listen to our interview with Brian Mitchell
Interview with Tina Kronis and Richard Alger
Co-creators of the winner of a FringeReview Outstanding Theatre Award, Tina Kronis and Richard Alger of Theatre Movement Bazaar, discuss the five-starred Anton’s Uncles with Paul Levy. Here we dive into their creative process and even get a sneak peek at their note books that informed this excellent homage to Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya.
Interview 9th August 2011: Listen to our interview with Tina Kronis and Richard Alger
Interview with Joe Bone
Joe Bone and Whitebone Productions have achieved critical acclaim with Banes 1, 2 aqnd 3. Bane is Joe’s own creation, a one-person show based on Bruce Bane, a dark hero on the streets of a mean city. Here Joe chats to Paul Levy about bringing Bane to life three times…and beyond.
Interview August 5th 2011: LIsten to our interview with Joe Bone
In this interview Asher Treleaven and Gypsy Wood talk about this unique blend of stand-up comedy and strip. The show, Comic Strip, generates its own special atmosphere at the Assembly Gardens and here we gain fascinating insight into the show and how it succeeds so well.
Interview 5th August 2010: Listen to our interview with Asher Treleaven and Gypsy Wood
Interview with Roy Hutchins
Interview 4th August 2011: Listen to our interview with Roy Hutchins
Interview with Chris Cresswell
Magicians Do Exist pays homage to Jacques Tati and also the role of the clown in us all. Chris Cresswell performs this one-person theatre piece and talks about clowning, comedy, audiences and the dynamic between scripted and emergent theatre.
Interview 3rd August 2011: Listen to our interview with Chris Cresswell
Interview with George Dillon
George Dillon is celebrating the 21st anniversary of his solo debut, and in what will be his fifteenth year in Edinburgh since he first performed on the Fringe as a student in 1982, George Dillon will be performing six five-starred solo shows for two performances each in various venues across the city. It’s a fine way to celebrate and here he discusses his work with FringeReview’s Paul Levy. Full details of Dillon’s shows can be found here.
Interview 15th July 2011: Listen to our interview with George Dillon
Interview with Nick Brice
White Room Theatre’s Bite Size Plays have been regulars at the Fringe for quite a few years now. In this interview, director and producer talks about the Big Bite Size Breakfast and the process of choosing and directing short plays. Here he provides valuable insight into the specific challenges of theatre making with ten minute pieces.
Interview August 3rd 2011: Listen to our interview with Nick Brice
Interview with Rebecca Vaughan & Elton Townend-Jones
The Diaries of Adam and Eve is about the world’s first couple and the essence of relationships. In this coversation, Rebecca Vaughan talks about the joys of working with other actors after a working alone in I, Elizabeth and Austen’s Women, and both actors (from Dyad Productions) discuss the process of devising, collaborating and evolving a production under the direction of Guy Masterson.
Interview August 3rd 2011: Listen to our interview with Rebecca Vaughan and Elton Townend-Jones
Interview with Thom Tuck
Thom Tuck Goes Straight to DVD is a solo outing for one of the acclaimed The Penny Dreadfuls, a comedy sketch group who have been hits of the comedy scene, the Fringe as well as BBC Radio. Here Thom talks about his new show and why the Dreadfuls are all going solo this year at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Interview 3rd August 2011: Listen to our interview with Thom Tuck
Interview with Ignacio Jarquin
In Caruso and the Monkey House Trial, Ignacio Jarquin portrays an icon and also reveals parallels between a fascinating period in our modern history and contemporary events. Here he discusses how he steps into the skin of an icon and the artistic collaboration with acclaimed Prodigal Theatre. Full booking details, as well as times and venue info for the show are here.
Interview 25th July 2011: Listen to our interview with Ignacio Jarquin
Greenside describes itself as the “true spirit of the Fringe”. Here venue creators and managers Darren Neale and Tara Kilbourne share their vision for the venue and the ethos that underpins its “community” spirit. Greenside has a bigger and higher profile than ever this year, and Paul Levy from FringeReview looked under the lid of this unique space.
Interview 26th July 2011: Listen to our interview with Darren Neale and Tara Kilbourne
Matt Magee brings The Voodoo Revue to the Fringe in 2011. Here he talks more broadly about cabaret and the exciting approach at the Voodoo Rooms, a growing venue on the Edinburgh Fringe scene.
Interview 26th July 2011: Listen to our interview with Matt Magee
Neil Broughton is bringing “Beside the Greenside” to life, a quirky open arts space next to the Greenside Venue. One resident of the space throughout the Fringe will be Sally Boon who invites us to take “Tea with Queenie” in an intriguing site-specific theatre piece. In this interview, they both discuss their creativity and their work at the Fringe.
Interview 26th July 2011: Listen to our interview with Neil Broughton and Sally Boon
Tim Hawkins and the Remarkable Arts team are back with a bigger programme and a new venue to add to Hill Street, namely, St George’s West. How do you bring a venue into being and full life at the Fringe? In a fascinating chat, Tim reveals all.
Interview 27th July 2011: Listen to our interview with Tim Hawkins