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Welcome back to the New Wolsey Theatre podcast for Season 2!

In this brand-new season we take you right into the heart of our theatre – on stage, backstage, front of house and everywhere in between!

The New Wolsey Theatre Podcast, with black and white photos of the hosts. From left to right, they are Jack Parker, Katharine Allerton and Susanna Hornby.
The image shows black and white images of two of the podcast hosts, Jack and Kat, and text around them reads: 'The New Wolsey Theatre Podcast, Chatting about 'Much Ado about Nothing,' Mon 18 - Tue 19 July, New Wolsey Theatre. Episode 11 - 'Much Ado about Nothing' is coming to the New Wolsey - Heidi Bernhard-Bubb from the Ormiston Sudbury Academy talks to us about putting this huge project together!'

Episode 11 – ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ is coming to the New Wolsey – Heidi Bernhard-Bubb from the Ormiston Sudbury Academy talks to us about putting this huge project together!

Heidi Bernhard-Bubb from Ormiston Sudbury Academy chats to us all about the the upcoming 'Playmaking Festival' in which many schools will come together to put on a production of Much Ado About Nothing! We spoke about what the Playmaking Festival is and what her role is within the Royal Shakespeare


Episode 8: BONUS EPISODE – Tony Casement chats to us about all of the the exciting events, performances and rehearsed readings coming up as part of our Writers’ Week programme!

In this episode, Tony Casement, Head of Creative Communities at the New Wolsey Theatre, chats to us about Writers' Week! From Monday 20th to Saturday 25th June is 'Writers' Week,' a programme of events celebrating new ideas, new inspirations and new creative writing. Events are ticketed, with most of them


Episode 7: Pete Hazelwood and Jake Barinov talk to us about livestreaming, their roles in our last rock ‘n’ roll pantomime, and how they helped us win ‘Best Digital Pantomime’ at this year’s UK Pantomime Association Awards!

In this episode we talk to Pete Hazelwood and Jake Barinov about livestreaming, the huge amount of hard work they put into making Jack and the Beanstalk – an incredible experience not only in the auditorium but for people watching at home too – and how it feels to have


Episode 4: ‘A good laugh is a mighty good thing!’

In this feel-good podcast episode we talk about the power of laughter.  Charlie Chaplin once said: ‘ A good laugh is a mighty good thing, a rather too scarce a good thing.’  Following a year when laughter might have been scarce for many, Theatre Unwrapped explores the transformational effects of

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Episode 3: Polari – The secret language of theatre

Where does the secret language of Polari come from? Who used Polari? How do you speak Polari? Why was Polari adopted by the British gay community in theatre and who still uses Polari today? In this podcast episode Sue Lawther-Brown carefully peels back the many layers of Polari. Her guests

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Episode 2: How to open a closed theatre

How do you reopen a closed theatre?  How much money and effort does it really take and what sort of experience do you need to re-open a dark theatre?  What does a closed theatre look like and smell like? Who looks after closed theatres and how do they get a


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