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S2 Ep 1 ADP Audio: Spring Forward Fall Back

Manchester's Big Theatre Podcast

Release Date: 08/11/2018

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Manchester's Big Theatre Podcast

Welcome to our final episode of Series 3! In this episode we interview Rachel Moorhouse - one half of Art With Heart which is a Salford based company who create accessible artistic experiences in and around Greater Manchester.

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Episode 5 sees Joe interview Garfield, the director of Sustained Theatre Up North, an organisation supporting artists from culturally diverse backgrounds to make work. STUN are based in their own space inside of Z Arts in Hulme. 

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Manchester's Big Theatre Podcast

Joe interview Nickie Miles-Wildin as she comes to the end of her eighteen-month traineeship at the Royal Exchange. Nickie has assisted on Guys and Dolls, the House of Bernarda Alba and directed the Young Company show 'The Tempest' in Summer 2018.

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Manchester's Big Theatre Podcast

In Episode 3, Sophie interview's the Lowry's Senior Producer for Artist Development, Claire Symonds. Claire talks about how The Lowry's approach to developing artists has changed over the last ten years. Claire also speaks about her personal journey into working in the arts and gives us her stance on what needs to change in the industry, and what it is like being a parent of two young children. 

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Manchester's Big Theatre Podcast

Episode 2 is an interview with Box of Tricks, a theatre company who champion new writing and work with writers to develop their work over a long period of time. Have a listen to hear Joe's interview with Adam and Hannah and let us know what you think via social media! Twitter is @mbtpodcast1 or you can find us on Facebook.

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Welcome to Series 3! Our first interview is with actor and president of Equity Maureen Beattie. We spoke to Maureen while she was in Manchester for her role as Linda Loman in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman at the Royal Exchange at the end of last year.

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Manchester's Big Theatre Podcast

As part of our partnership with ADP Audio, we launch the second of our audio dramas, "The Bruise" written by Dave Jones. ADP Audio give new writers the chance to have their radio dramas performed by professional actors, and we release them here, alongside interviews with the writers and creatives.

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We interviewed founders of Hope Mill Theatre in Ancoats in Series 1, and for Series 2 we are now interviewing their technical manager Alice Longson. At only 22, she was appointed technical manager at Hope Mill. In this episode, she reflects on her work and her career so far, as well as giving us her thoughts on Manchester and sharing her aspirations for the future - mainly to work in New York at some point!

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Sarah Frankcom has been Artistic Director at Manchester's Royal Exchange since 2014. She has been credited with bringing a new lease of life to the organisation and putting the theatre back on the map. Sophie and Joe interview her about her career, her work leading one of the country's most important theatres, as well as what she hopes to achieve going forward.

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Joe interviews Joshua Val Martin, a young playwright living in Manchester. Finalist for the 2017 Bruntwood prize, the biggest playwrighting prize in Europe, Joshua is represented by United Agents. His plays include 'This Is Not America' (Bruntwood 2017 finalist) and 'Backseat Betty' (Best Play at the LOST One-Act Theatre Festival & Best Drama at the Great Manchester Fringe Festival 2015).

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Welcome to the first episode for Series 2! This is also our first episode for our partnership with Manchester ADP and ADP Audio. Have a listen to the drama Spring Forward Fall Back by Joe Osborne. We also caught up with actor Lynda Arron about her experience working on the audio drama.