Solo Theatre and the Decline of Celebrity: Paul Levy talks to Matt Greenhough about #Vile: The Untimely Demise of a Manufactured Pop Star

Paul Levy talks to writer and performer, Matt Greenhough about #Vile: The Untimely Demise of a Manufactured Pop Star, a solo theatre piece from Wound Up Theatre. “Satirical pitch-black comedy chronicling the social media-induced breakdown and homecoming of a D-list celebrity. Wound Up Theatre present a one-man show exploring despair, ego, existential loneliness, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter […]


Political Comedy at the Fringe: Paul Levy talks to David Sheeran about I am Donut

Political Comedy exploring the Trump Presidency through the prism of Hollywood Blockbusters comes to the Fringe.  Paul Levy talks to David Sheeran about I am Donut. “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Skyfall and Love Actually: three films President Trump will encourage the Prime Minister to stream during his state visit to the UK […]


The Number Shop: Jo Tomalin talks to artist Alessandro Di Massimo and performance artist Joe Coghill about their work and participation in the Edinburgh Arts Festival

  The Number Shop: Jo Tomalin talks to artist Alessandro Di Massimo and performance artist Joe Coghill about their work and participation in the Edinburgh Arts Festival. The Number Shop is a combination of Art Studios and a Gallery in Edinburgh. Listen to our interview with artists Alessandro Di Massimo and Joe Coghill about their […]


Bulgarian Folklore: Jo Tomalin talks to Miro Kokenov about The Burning Gadulka

Bulgarian Folklore: Jo Tomalin talks to Miro Kokenov about The Burning Gadulka and how he hopes to tour it beyond the Edinburgh Fringe. The play for one actor is directed by Milena Aneva, written in Bulgarian by Rayko Baychev and translated into English by Angela Rodel. Following a series of failures at music festivals, a Bulgarian […]


Manual Cinema: Jo Tomalin talks to Drew Dir and Sarah Fornace, directors, designers and puppeteers of Lula del Ray by Manual Cinema from Chicago

Manual Cinema: Jo Tomalin talks to Drew Dir and Sarah Fornace, directors, designers and puppeteers of Lula del Ray by Manual Cinema from Chicago. Manual Cinema creates and performs live cinematic shadow puppet shows. From the company that brought you Ada/Ava (total sell-out Edinburgh 2016), hit of the Fringe and critically acclaimed Manual Cinema return […]


The Director-Facilitator: Paul Levy talks to James Haddrell from Greenwich Theatre

          Paul Levy talks to James Haddrell from Greenwich Theatre. Greenwich Theatre, regulars at the Fringe, are bringing and supporting eight shows this year. James discusses his style of directing and reflects on the process of theatre-making and his role as artistic and executive director at Greenwich Theatre. Listen to our […]


Cirk La Putyka: Jo Tomalin talks to Anna Schmidtmajerová about Batacchio and Czech Contemporary Circus

Cirk La Putyka: Jo Tomalin talks to Anna Schmidtmajerová about Batacchio, a Czech Contemporary Circus show inspired by the lavish extravaganzas of the 1800s. “Award-winning contemporary circus company mixes breathtaking acrobatics, original music, magic tricks and unexpected illusions in a fantastical journey to the spectacular comedies of the 19th century. Batacchio fluctuates between real and […]


Exploring Kafka through Theatre: Paul levy talks to Alon Nashman about Kafka and Son

Paul levy talks to Alon Nashman, Artistic Director, writer and performer from Theaturtle  about Kafka and Son, a show that was a hit at Prague Fringe as well as elsewhere. “Winner of Outstanding Production at the Prague, Canada, Germany, and South African Theatre Awards, and a five-star, sell-out hit on four continents. At age 36, […]


Civil Disobedience at the Fringe: Paul Levy talks to Barry Church-Woods

Paul Levy talks to Barry Church-Woods about Civil Disobedience at the Fringe, who are here in 2017 with 14 shows across a range of genres. Barry talks about this year’s programme and the ethos underlying it. Listen to our interview with Barry Church-Woods about Civil Disobedience at the Fringe  


Poetry Theatre: Paul Levy talks to Gavin Robertson about Slooshy Wordshow

Paul Levy talks to Gavin Robertson about Slooshy Wordshow, a show offering the live poetry of Gavin Roberston, delivered via Greg Byron, a character he has created. How can poetry be delivered via character acting? How do you make a show like this so easily accessible to both a spoken word and a theatre audience? […]


Devising Theatre: Paul Levy talks to Andrew Allen about Cacophony.

Paul Levy talks to Andrew Allen about Cacophony. “Hear me roar! In a world full of sound and fury, and bells and whistles, one woman is ready to listen. Cutting through the confusion and finding meaning in the madness, this vital and dynamic show proves that we can say exactly what we want when we […]


Stand-Up Comedy: Paul Levy talks to Sid Singh about A Singh in the North!

In an interesting  and honest conversation about how a comedian makes his stand-up comedy a success at the Fringe and on tour, Paul Levy talks to Sid Singh about A Singh in the North! “You probably don’t know who Sid Singh is, but he’s really funny. Sid manages to showcase hilarious, well-crafted jokes that also […]


Absurdist Theatre. Paul Levy talks to David Calvitto about Enterprise

Paul Levy talks to David Calvitto about Enterprise. This year the actor arrives at the Fringe in director mode and shares his approach to directing this piece of absurdist comedy theatre. “With their corporation on the brink of collapse, four panicking businessmen have one desperate night to save their futures. Emergency proposals, email hacking, animal […]