Holding Your Own: Paul Levy talks to Robert Cohen about Solo Theatre

            Robert Cohen has several critically acclaimed solo theatre shows “in the bag”. His new workshop “Holding Your Own – A Solo Show Workshop” takes place during (Brighton &) Hove Grown 2018 at the Rialto Theatre in Brighton, UK. Robert talks to Paul Levy about the process of making solo theatre […]


Narcissism at the Fringe

            FringeReview editor, Paul Levy looks at narcissism at Fringe Festivals and how it  might just destroy your Fringe experience – that is, unless you are unmissably wonderful… What do we do with feedback and criticism? How do we promote our Fringe show, and why is it important to put […]


Theatre in Threes: Paul Levy talks to John Hinton about Scientrilogy

            Tangram Theatre Company bring three shows to Adelaide Fringe. Paul levy talks to creator and performer John Hinton about the scientific legends that power his Scientrilogy. John Hinton is “a theatre practitioner and science communicator. His ‘Scientrilogy’ of musical comedies, in which he plays Charles Darwin (The Origin of […]


Staging and Iconic Show: Paul Levy talks to Louisa Lytton about Grease

                      Paul Levy talks to Louisa Lytton about Grease. Louisa who plays Rizzo, talks about the character, the show and its longevity, the cast on tour and how she creates and inhabits the part. “He’s the one that you WANT!! Tom Parker, from the UK’s […]


Gothic Storytelling: Jo Tomalin talks with Dandy Darkly about his Southern background, his family heritage of storytellers – and his latest show Myth Mouth!

Dandy Darkly’s Myth Mouth  Photo (L): Atticus Stevenson; Photo (R): Stuart Liam McConville Gothic Storytelling: Jo Tomalin talks with Dandy Darkly about his Southern background, his family heritage of storytellers – and his latest show Myth Mouth! Listen to our interview with Dandy Darkly about his Southern background, his family heritage of storytellers – and […]


An insider’s look at bipolar mood disorder: Jo Tomalin talks with Bennet Caffee about creating his first show – My First Miracle – and performing it at the San Francisco Fringe 2017

An insider’s look at bipolar mood disorder: Jo Tomalin talks with Bennet Caffee about creating his first show – My First Miracle – and performing it at the San Francisco Fringe 2017. Listen to our interview with Bennet Caffee about creating his first show – My First Miracle – and performing it at the San Francisco […]


Kate Saffin talks to Maria Montague about 1930s Ukrainian playwright Mykola Kulish

Maklena is the world premiere of the English translation of Ukarinian playwright, Mykola Kulish, last play written in 1933. It was first performed in front of secret service agents; he was arrested in 1934 and later executed. Very little of his work survives. Translator and director, Maria Montague, talks about Kulish’s work and how she […]


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 […]