'They are wonderful female parts... they are strong and full'

'They are wonderful female parts... they are strong and full'

by Raza Khan

Thursday, 16 April 2015

Young reporter Raza Khan talks to A View from the Bridge's Daisy Boulton and Teresa Banham talk about their characters and how they feel about Eddie's demise.

An Actor's Life:  Emma Crossley

An Actor's Life: Emma Crossley

Monday, 13 April 2015

Oh What A Lovely War's Emma Crossley on why she wanted to get involved with this production

John Alastair and Orestes Sophocleous on playing longshoreman and Eddie's prejudice

John Alastair and Orestes Sophocleous on playing longshoreman and Eddie's prejudice

by Philippa Williams

Friday, 10 April 2015

'Back in that era you had to be a man's man' John and Orestes talk prejudices, learning two parts, and being in the cast.

Paul Chesterton and Ben Woodhall on playing immigration officers in A View from the Bridge

Paul Chesterton and Ben Woodhall on playing immigration officers in A View from the Bridge

by Raza Khan

Wednesday, 8 April 2015

"It is extremely relevant, I think this is a pro-immigration play". Young reporter Raza Khan talks to Paul and Ben about their roles as immigration officers in A View from the Bridge

Spotlight on... Lara De Leuw (Assistant Stage Manager)

Spotlight on... Lara De Leuw (Assistant Stage Manager)

by Philippa Williams

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

Lara De Leuw talks about being assistant stage manager for the Touring Consortium Theatre Company's A View from the Bridge. As well as this role, she is also the understudy for the characters of Beatrice and Catherine. 

Who's who in Coventry's A View from the Bridge community cast

Who's who in Coventry's A View from the Bridge community cast

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

This week A View from the Bridge is in Coventry, playing the Belgrade Theatre from 8 to 11 April. Check out who's taking to the stage as members of this week's ensemble with our look at Coventry's community cast. 

Listen: Orestes Sophocleous and Ben Woodhall on playing Louis and Tony

Listen: Orestes Sophocleous and Ben Woodhall on playing Louis and Tony

Thursday, 2 April 2015

Listen to the playfully candid backstage Q&A with A View from the Bridge's Orestes Sophocleous and Ben Woodhall at the Bradford Alhambra Theatre.

An Actor's Life:  Richard Glaves

An Actor's Life: Richard Glaves

Thursday, 2 April 2015

Oh What A Lovely War's Richard Glaves on his favourite role to date and why people should come and see the show.

Meet Bradford's Young Reporters: Raza and Philippa

Meet Bradford's Young Reporters: Raza and Philippa

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

This week we're joined by Raza Khan and Philippa Williams. They'll be behind-the-scenes on A View from the Bridge at the Bradford Alhambra. But first, let's take a look at who they are and why they signed up to the scheme.

Who's who in Bradford's A View from the Bridge community cast

Who's who in Bradford's A View from the Bridge community cast

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

This week A View from the Bridge is on stage at the Bradford Alhambra from 31 March to 4 April. Recognise some of the faces in the show? Find out who's who in this week's community cast. 

Spotlight on... Chris Wellings (Audience Development Officer)

Spotlight on... Chris Wellings (Audience Development Officer)

by Rebecca Parkinson

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Chris Wellings is the Audience Development and Participation Officer at the Darlington Civic Theatre. Running workshops and organising events are just some of the ways he uses to attract an audience. But what else is involved?

Jonathan Guy Lewis on Eddie Carbone, rehearsal room anecdotes and his next project

Jonathan Guy Lewis on Eddie Carbone, rehearsal room anecdotes and his next project

Friday, 27 March 2015

Jonathan Guy Lewis on what motivates his character, being headbutted during rehearsals, and his upcoming play A Level Playing Field at the Jermyn Street Theatre.

An Actor's Life:  Alex Giannini

An Actor's Life: Alex Giannini

Thursday, 26 March 2015

Oh What A Lovely War's Alex Giannini on his most challenging role to date and what his worst habit is!

'Give me your huddled masses': The meaning behind the title

'Give me your huddled masses': The meaning behind the title

by Stephen Unwin

Thursday, 26 March 2015

"Give me your huddled masses..." Director Stephen Unwin looks at the lie of the American Dream, the real meaning behind the title of A View From the Bridge, and why the play's theme of immigration is so relevant to audiences today in Britain.

 

Who's who in Wolverhapmton's A View from the Bridge community cast

Who's who in Wolverhapmton's A View from the Bridge community cast

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

This week A View from the Bridge is on stage at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from 24 to 28 March. Recognise some of the faces in the show? Find out who's who in this week's community cast.  

Lynda Winstanley on the future of the Darlington Civic

Lynda Winstanley on the future of the Darlington Civic

by Rebecca Parkinson

Monday, 23 March 2015

Following its successful restoration bid, what can audiences expect from the Darlington Civic Theatre in the future? Young reporter Rebecca Parker interviews Theatre Director, Lynda Winstanley.

Watch: Arthur Miller, his work and legacy

Watch: Arthur Miller, his work and legacy

Monday, 23 March 2015

Watch this panel discussion on Arthur Miller's legacy, staged by Theatre Royal Nottingham during the opening week of A View from the Bridge. 

An Actor's Life:  Matthew Malthouse

An Actor's Life: Matthew Malthouse

Friday, 20 March 2015

Oh What A Lovely War's Matthew Malthouse on his highlight of the tour so far and who he would swap places with for the day!

Listen: Philip Cairns and James Rastall on playing brothers Marco and Rodolpho

Listen: Philip Cairns and James Rastall on playing brothers Marco and Rodolpho

Friday, 20 March 2015

Listen to A View from the Bridge's Philip Cairns and James Rastall hilariously entertaining Q&A, recorded backstage at the Darlington Civic Theatre. They talk about playing brothers Marco and Rodolpho, what they think the future holds for their characters, and reveal their specialist pub quiz topics.

A View from the Bridge: Designing the sound

A View from the Bridge: Designing the sound

by Edward Crook

Thursday, 19 March 2015

What did Red Hook, Brooklyn, sound like in the 1950s? John Leonard, sound designer for A View from the Bridge, gives an insight into his profession and some of the creative choices for the show.