Cyphers do really fun, fast-paced, high energy work, so the primary function for costume for Three Musketeers is to help quickly establish the characters and their world strongly. I’m keeping costumes reasonably simple so the changes won’t slow down the action, but also giving a touch of period to really draw the audience into the world. The early 17th century is a beautiful time for fashion, and it has very distinctive silhouettes and details to work with. Creating this look
With rehearsals for Henry V starting this weekend, we asked the cast how they are feeling as they approach the breach… Paul Anthoney – Henry V All in all I’m just looking forward to getting started and tackling each challenge as it comes along head on! Dylan Lincoln – Exeter, MacMorris, Orleans, Pistol and Bates Carmella Brown – Katherine, Bedford, Montjoy, Cambridge and Court Rupert Sadler – Dauphin, Westmorland, Scroop, Gower, Alice and Williams This will be my first tour,
We caught up with Victoria Hamblen, who plays Natalya and Mrs Popov in our upcoming Chekhov Double Bill at The Proud Archivist. Victoria Hamblen What are you most looking forward to with these plays?
I’m looking forward to accessing the Russian cultural and artistic elements and trying to adopt them in my performances. It’s so important for me to stay true to the piece and the writer’s intentions. So I want to do justice to these plays and find the comedy and sincerity in th
We caught up with Christopher Anderton, who plays Chubukov and Smirnov in our upcoming Chekhov Double Bill at The Proud Archivist. Christopher Anderton What are you most looking forward to with these plays?
I’m looking forward to taking Chekhov back to its roots and bringing a writer’s work to life whose work can be read as tedious and boring. Also, given that these two shows explore comedy and farce in different ways, I’m excited to discover and explore how these different e
We caught up with Chekhov Double Bill director, Pavlos Christodoulou, for a quick chat. Pavlos Christodoulou What are you most looking forward to with these plays?
I’ve never directed any farces or primarily comic works before so I’m most looking forward to seeing whether my ideas about how best to create a show transfer to comedy. My instincts are that focusing on creating comic moments will create a contrived and inorganic performance, and that focussing on character and wo
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