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.

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

New York part two

March 27, 2014
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The Antony & Cleopatra company is rounding the corner on third base and getting ready to slide into home...

by Evangeline Whitlock  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

RSC + SBT = OMG

March 25, 2014
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The RSC take artist development rather seriously and organise sessions for us designed to broaden our reach and enrich our work.

by Nick Day  |  1 comment  |  Read this entry

Slapping in Faversham

March 10, 2014
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Lizzie Hopley, blogging from the Arden of Faversham rehearsal room, talks slapping and 'napping' in fight rehearsals.

by Lizzie Hopley  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

Good karma for Wolf Hall

March 6, 2014
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Exciting news from Wolf Hall: Nick Day on the London transfer, the Royal Dickens Company and David Cameron.

   

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A special day

March 5, 2014
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Martin Bassindale blogs from the Henry IV rehearsal room about the 416th anniversary of the publication of Henry IV.

by Martin Bassindale  |  1 comment  |  Read this entry

Snow, previews and coming 'home'

February 28, 2014
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Evangeline Whitlock , deputy stage manager on our touring production of Antony and Cleopatra, writes her first post from New York City.

by Evangeline Whitlock  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

And the stuff goes on

February 28, 2014
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Nick Day  continues to enjoy extra-curricular activities in Stratford-upon-Avon, but still has time to snap a backstage pic or two.

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Shameless

February 26, 2014
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Lizzie Hopley , our new blogger from the company of The Roaring Girl, writes about dressing up as a man and channelling Shameless' Frank Gallagher.

by Lizzie Hopley  |  2 comments  |  Read this entry

All the Other Stuff

February 20, 2014
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Nick Day  explains what he gets up to when he's not on the stage of the Swan Theatre. And he drops a hint about a London transfer.

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