Monthly Archives: January 2013

Acting, Not Acting and the Failure of Drama

A theatre magazine that shall remain nameless said they were going to publish this piece months ago.  They still haven’t, so I thought I’d put it up myself. It’s about why radio drama is awful and watching people walk slowly across an empty space is awesome.

Acting, Not Acting and the Failure of Drama

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Theatre and Performance in the Terezin Ghetto

The lastest Performance Pod is available.  It is my favourite so far: Dr Lisa Peschel from the University of York discusses researching and reconstructing theatrical performance in the Terezin Ghetto – for many the last stop before extermination in the holocaust.  A harrowing and fascinating insight.

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January 17, 2013 · 5:40 pm

Frank Matcham Peformance Pod

Here’s a link to the latest Performance Pod.  I hadn’t heard of Frank Matcham before this.  Surely one of the most influential unknowns in British theatre.  Thanks to David Wilmore of Theatresearch for taking part.

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January 8, 2013 · 5:50 pm