In memory of Fergal O’Mahony

Fergal O’Mahony wrote the last note of the musical Hallowed Ground last week before he took a trip to Marakesh, and less than a day after his return, Fergal very suddenly passed away on September…

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This is how drama schools can switch to a better system (and why they won’t) This is how drama schools can switch to a better system (and why they won’t)

Most drama school students are going back to college – or starting their shiny new courses – this month. It’s the season of mists, mellow fruitfulness and new leotards. The doors of LAMDA, Birmingham School…

The Bounce is part of the bOing International Family Festival. Photo: Manu Palomeque

Every student should understand how to work with audiences with learning difficulties Every student should understand how to work with audiences with learning difficulties

Last weekend I saw Oily Cart’s new show, The Bounce , which opened at The Gulbenkian, Canterbury on August 30 as part of the bOing Festival and tours until the end of October. The Bounce,…

The Orange Tree Theatre in Richmond, London. Photo: Noel Foster