Interview: Writer Neil Gore on Dare Devil Rides To Jarama, “We aim to take stories of social justice into places across the country”

Interview: Writer Neil Gore on Dare Devil Rides To Jarama, “We aim to take stories of social justice into places across the country”

Following a successful UK tour marking the 80th anniversary of the Spanish Civil War, Dare Devil Rides To Jarama comes to Tara Theatre for a limited run. Based during the Spanish Civil War, as the powerful political forces engulfed 1930s Europe, it focuses on the unlikely friendship between Clem Beckett, a Lancashire blacksmith and famous star of the speedway track, and Christopher Caudwell, a renowned writer, poet and philosopher.

 

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Blog: Half A Sixpence Behind The Scenes

Blog: Half A Sixpence Behind The Scenes

A group of London’s keenest bloggers and theatre writers were invited by RAW PR to a pre-show exclusive event for Half A Sixpence. I was fortunate enough to attend and get a flavour of how much effort and magic goes into this show night after night.

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Feature: In-Rehearsal at Arcola Theatre for The Pulverised

Feature: In-Rehearsal at Arcola Theatre for The Pulverised

Rehearsals are well underway for The Pulverised, playing at Arcola Theatre on 2 – 27 May. Following a première at the National Theatre of Strasbourg, it arrives in the UK with a new English translation. I sat in on a rehearsal to get an idea of how director Andy Sava plans to realise this complex script, a vital new play about escaping the rat race, overcoming distances and discovering new life.

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