Episode 40: Unpacking the brilliance of musical play ‘Community Service’

16 Apr 2024

In this podcast episode we talk to James Yarker, Artistic Director at Stan’s Café about their fantastic new play, full of live music and wit –  ‘Community Service‘.

James talks about the inception of Stan’s Café, now in its 34th year of making theatre and explains the concept of devising theatre and how it differs from traditional theatre.

He also talks about how Community Service began and the life of Trevor Prince.

Community Service is currently on tour at the following venues:
23 – 27 APR at the Tobacco Factory, Bristol
30 APR – 1 MAY at the New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich
2 – 3 MAY at the Derby Theatre
8 – 11 MAY Birmingham Hippodrome

Check out James’ book Devising Theatre With Stan’s Cafe.

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The New Wolsey Theatre is supported by Arts Council England, Suffolk County Council and Ipswich Borough Council.