Whispers from the Wings

These blog posts are a diary of our productions, explaining what's happening through the rehearsal process. They are written by our cast and crew. Our current bloggers are:

Mossup

Mossup  is a Blackpool-born Lurcher, making her RSC debut in The Two Gentlemen of Verona. Television work includes the Easter Bunny (Aldi), Casualty, The Tudors and Topsy and Tim. Films include Mr Turner and the Invisible Woman. Mossup recently appeared in Legally Blonde at the Royal Conservatoire, Glasgow.

Lizzie Hopley

Lizzie Hopley  is appearing with us for the first time this year in The Roaring Girl and Arden of Faversham. Born in Liverpool, Lizzie trained at Manchester University and RADA and is an actress and writer dedicated to developing strong and unusual roles for women.

Paola Dionisotti

Paola Dionisotti  is a regular at the RSC and is currently playing Mistress Quickly in Henry IV Part I and II. In 2000 she was awarded Best Actress by London Evening Standard Theatre, for her performance in Further Than The Furthest Thing, at the National Theatre.

Simon Yadoo

Simon Yadoo  is appearing with us for the first time this year in Henry IV Parts I and II and The Two Gentlemen of Verona. He'll be fitting in a wedding later in the year, just for good measure.

Martin Bassindale

Martin Bassindale , lover of bicycles, and keen musician from South London, recently graduated from the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Debuting at RSC with Henry IV Parts I and II and The Two Gentlemen of Verona. Also currently dabbling in knitting.

The Roaring Girl press night

June 4, 2014
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For any of you that might think a theatre press night is about flowers and hobnobbing in the bar...

by Lizzie Hopley  |  3 comments  |  Read this entry

Who dunnit?!

May 9, 2014
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Nope, not who killed master Arden of Faversham but who wrote the thing? A blog or two ago, I sang the praises of the author/thoress of Arden of Faversham.

by Lizzie Hopley  |  2 comments  |  Read this entry

Signing off

May 1, 2014
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And so, here we are.  Antony and Cleopatra closed seven weeks ago, six months after our first day of school in that basement rehearsal room.

by Evangeline Whitlock  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

The big move

April 29, 2014
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Stratford-upon-Avon. Is this the most exciting town in the UNIVERSE? My first ever visit was when I was in school and I remember nothing about the play but the gift shop was ace.

by Lizzie Hopley  |  2 comments  |  Read this entry

My personal journey

April 23, 2014
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Three weeks into our time at Stratford and we had done seven preview performances of two separate shows.

by Simon Yadoo  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

Staging Henry IV Part I

April 7, 2014
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The first week of Stratford had past and there was something like 26 left. If the first week was anything to go by then the next few months had some incredible experiences in the waiting.

by Martin Bassindale  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

Farewell to the Ford

April 7, 2014
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These unforgettable days in Stratford have flown by in a flash.

by Nick Day  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

Them sexy Victorians

April 2, 2014
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Oooo I do love a job where you get called in for a lecture on sex.

by Lizzie Hopley  |  1 comment  |  Read this entry

Prince Clarence costume fitting

April 1, 2014
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This is the closest to feeling like royalty I will probably ever get.

by Martin Bassindale  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

Cut and thrust

March 28, 2014
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We've got the Aldwych firmly in our sights now and some of our time must be spent in preparation for our London run.

by Nick Day  |  1 comment  |  Read this entry

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