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Jana Sanskriti: A Theatre on the Field - Jeanne Dosse (2005)
Jeanne Dosse

Jana Sanskriti: A Theatre on the Field

Jeanne Dosse
Documentary
Jeanne Dosse

Jana Sanskriti: A Theatre on the Field

Jeanne Dosse
Documentary
This multi-award winning film by Jeanne Dosse provides an exclusive insight into Jana Sanskriti - a movement of over 1000 peasant-actors through 10 states in India who have chosen to tackle oppression in their country through the medium of theatre.
Dennis Kelly in conversation with Daniel Rosenthal - DT+ (2018)

Play Writers: Dennis Kelly with Daniel Rosenthal

Digital Theatre
Interview

Play Writers: Dennis Kelly with Daniel Rosenthal

Digital Theatre
Interview
Dennis Kelly talks in-depth about his life as a writer for both stage and screen, discussing his education, career development and approach to writing with reference to works such as DNA, Girls and Boys and the musical adaptation of Matilda.
Talking About Plays with Bryony Lavery - DT+ (2017)

Talking About Plays... Stockholm and Beautiful Burnout: An interview with Bryony Lavery

Digital Theatre
Interview

Talking About Plays... Stockholm and Beautiful Burnout: An interview with Bryony Lavery

Digital Theatre
Interview
Bryony Lavery provides insight into her life and career as a writer, explaining how her passion for playwriting emerged out of teaching, and details the collaborative process of working with Frantic Assembly to create Stockholm and Beautiful Burnout, exploring her fascination with the tension between the text and physicality on stage
Peter Nichols in Conversation with Daniel Rosenthal - DT+ (2018)

Play Writers: Peter Nichols with Daniel Rosenthal

Digital Theatre
Interview

Play Writers: Peter Nichols with Daniel Rosenthal

Digital Theatre
Interview
In one of his last interviews, and just before his 91st birthday, Peter Nichols CBE FRSL explores his approach to writing, explaining how he always tries to invent on the basis of reality with reference to plays such as A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, The National Health, and Forget-Me-Not Lane.
Talking About Plays... The Rover: An Interview with Loveday Ingram

Talking About Plays... The Rover: An Interview with Loveday Ingram

Digital Theatre
Interview

Talking About Plays... The Rover: An Interview with Loveday Ingram

Digital Theatre
Interview
Director Loveday Ingram explores the context, themes and characters of Aphra Behn’s Restoration comedy, The Rover, which follows the escapades of a group of Spanish women and three banished English cavaliers during a carnival in Naples.
Talking About Plays with Helen Edmundson - DT+ (2017)

Talking About Plays... War and Peace and The Mill on the Floss: An interview with Helen Edmundson

Digital Theatre
Interview

Talking About Plays... War and Peace and The Mill on the Floss: An interview with Helen Edmundson

Digital Theatre
Interview
Playwright and screenwriter Helen Edmundson provides insight into her process for adapting Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace and George Eliot’s The Mill on the Floss for Shared Experience, explaining how the characters, narrative and themes can be translated on stage for modern audiences.
Anne Bogart in conversation with Geoffrey Colman - Digital Theatre (2019)

Anne Bogart in conversation with Geoffrey Colman

Digital Theatre
Interview

Anne Bogart in conversation with Geoffrey Colman

Digital Theatre
Interview
American theatre director and co-founder of the SITI company, Anne Bogart, talks to Professor Geoffrey Colman at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama during the symposium on Actor Training and Directing Pedagogy for the 21st Century.
The Lively Arts: Tennessee Williams - BBC (1976)

The Lively Arts: Tennessee Williams

BBC Studios
Documentary

The Lively Arts: Tennessee Williams

BBC Studios
Documentary
In this 1976 interview, Melvyn Bragg talks to the author and dramatist Tennessee Williams about his life and work. Created as part of the BBC’s ‘The Lively Arts’ series, this programme also includes dramatisations of scenes from The Glass Menagerie and A Streetcar Named Desire, and contributions from actor Maureen Stapleton.
David Hare in Conversation with Daniel Rosenthal - DT+ (2018)

Play Writers: David Hare with Daniel Rosenthal

Digital Theatre
Interview

Play Writers: David Hare with Daniel Rosenthal

Digital Theatre
Interview
David Hare provides an insight into his career as a writer and director, revealing his thoughts and processes for creating plays such as Racing Demon, I’m Not Running and Skylight, and discusses his research for developing verbatim dramas such as The Permanent Way.
Face to Face: Arthur Miller - BBC (1995)

Face to Face: Arthur Miller

BBC Studios
Interview

Face to Face: Arthur Miller

BBC Studios
Interview
Sir Jeremy Isaacs talks to Arthur Miller about his life and career in this 1995 BBC interview. Miller discusses his relationship with Marilyn Monroe, the development of British and American theatre, and writing as a tool to express repressed emotions, explore political issues and influence change.
Face to Face: David Mamet - BBC (1998)

Face to Face: David Mamet

BBC Studios
Interview

Face to Face: David Mamet

BBC Studios
Interview
American playwright David Mamet talks about his life and work in this 1998 interview with Sir Jeremy Isaacs, where he also discusses his views on Stanislavsky’s System, the role of the director and the role of the author, and compares the differences between writing for the stage and writing for film.
Standing by: Gatz Backstage (2017)
Shaun Irons

Standing by: Gatz Backstage

AutomaticRelease
Documentary
Shaun Irons

Standing by: Gatz Backstage

AutomaticRelease
Documentary
Standing By: Gatz Backstage is an atmospheric portrait of life behind the scenes of Gatz, the ground-breaking performance work created by Elevator Repair Service in which the entirety of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby is brought to life on stage. Captured during the show’s run in London in 2012, this exclusive documentary offers a unique perspective from the sidelines of the Noel Coward theatre as the cast and crew prepare for performance.