Nick Smurthwaite

Nick Smurthwaite

Biography

Nick Smurthwaite has been writing about the performing arts for The Stage and other leading publications for more than 30 years.

Recent Articles

Horrible Histories' Neal Foster on drive-in theatre: ‘It may not be ideal, but it will be an event’

Horrible Histories' Neal Foster on drive-in theatre: ‘It may not be ideal, but it will be an event’

Having staged Horrible Histories for 15 years, the Birmingham Stage Company artistic director and actor talks about the novel approach to reviving the hit shows in lockdown: drive-in performances
How agents are offering guidance during the Covid-19 crisis

How agents are offering guidance during the Covid-19 crisis

As Covid-19 continues to fuel uncertainty about the future of the arts industry, some agents have found themselves fielding more questions from clients than they have answers for, with a noticeable shift in emphasis from a facilitative to a therapeutic role
Stephen Rebbeck

Stephen Rebbeck

When his hopes of becoming a professional athlete were dashed, Stephen Rebbeck signed up to his local college: Rose Bruford. Now RSC technical director, he tells The Stage about working with a young Daniel Day-Lewis, how the company is coping with the coronavirus and why he never tries to tell his team how to do their jobs
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