Welcome to 'Offstage Conversations'! Your weekly theatre podcast with new guests every episode.
The Offstage Conversations started with an interview with Deryck Newland, CEO of Play to the Crowd, the charity that runs Theatre Royal Winchester, Hat Fair and Playmakers, back in the summer lockdown of 2020. During the lockdown many theatres across the country struggled to make ends meet and Theatre Royal Winchester was no exception. They created a crowdfunding appeal and wanting to help, we interviewed Deryck to talk about the appeal, the future of theatre and more. Deryck gave amazing answers, which you can hear in episode one below and made us want to ask other creatives and theatremakers about their experiences during these rough times for the industry. We interviewed a collection of artists, from different backgrounds, roles and even countries, so come along and listen to what they have to say!
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