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:

Vivien Parry

Vivien Parry  is debuting at the RSC with The Shoemaker's Holiday. Having just celebrated over quarter of a century as an actor she has played everything from Shakespeare to Sondheim. Outside of the theatre she is studying philosophy, psychology and psychotherapy for a degree with the Open University.

Tom Morton-Smith

Tom Morton-Smith  is a playwright whose work includes Oppenheimer, playing in the Swan Theatre in 2015. When he's not writing he spends his time trekking the high arctic wilderness.

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.

Bighead strikes again

October 30, 2013
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As his time with us draws to an end, Ben Deery has something important to share about his fellow actor, Ciarán Owens.

by Ben Deery  |  1 comment  |  Read this entry

Dances with wolves

October 28, 2013
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This week, Joey Batey gets his groove on and learns all about sex, dancing and politics.

by Joey Batey  |  2 comments  |  Read this entry

Getting the thrust

October 23, 2013
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This week Nick Day, who plays Norfolk in Wolf Hall, considers costumes and the price of holy relics.

by Nick Day  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

Time to pinch myself

October 22, 2013
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Richard II  opened last week and Elliot Barnes-Worrell shares his experience of it. He says it's been a bit like a dream.

by Elliot Barnes-Worrell  |  6 comments  |  Read this entry

To do: buy tissues

October 22, 2013
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Evangeline Whitlock , Deputy Stage Manager for Antony and Cleopatra, adds a packet of tissues to her essential kit for a stage manager.

by Evangeline Whitlock  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

Playing for laughs

October 22, 2013
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As A Mad World My Mastersdraws to a close, Ben Deery reflects on the art of making an audience laugh.

by Ben Deery  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

How to start a show

October 16, 2013
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It's week two of rehearsals for Antony and Cleopatra and this week Evangeline explains the blocking process.

by Evangeline Whitlock  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

Taking up the Mantel

October 15, 2013
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How relevant are Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies to us today, wonders Joey. As relevant as Breaking Bad, he concludes.

by Joey Batey  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

Entrances and exits

October 15, 2013
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We're into the second week of rehearsals for Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies, and start by continuing our work around the table. It is becoming more evident that not a line is wasted in these plays.

by Nick Day  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

We're all doomed

October 15, 2013
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In his first blog for us about Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies, Joey receives some sage advice and ponders the youthfulness of soul of the production.

by Joey Batey  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

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