Director Talks

Discover more about the plays on stage in our pre-show talks with the Director.

We offer talks with members of each show's creative team. These events take place onstage  before the show. They are a chance to hear the director and/or writer  in conversation, revealing some of the influences and decisions that have created the production.

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From rehearsal room processes and design choices, to characterisation and relationships this is a fascinating insight into the creative process.

  • 5.15pm - 6pm
  • Onstage in the theatre auditorium
  • Tickets cost £5

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The Talks

Writer & Director Talk: Revolt

Writer & Director Talk: Revolt

5:30pm, 4 August 2016

Studio Theatre@The Other Place

Writer Alice Birch discusses her play with Director Erica Whyman. This talk offers a chance to hear the director and writer in conversation, revealing some of the influences and decisions that have created the production. From rehearsal room processes and design choices, to characterisation and relationships this is a fascinating insight into the creative process.

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Director Talk: The Two Noble Kinsmen

Director Talk: The Two Noble Kinsmen

5:15pm, 23 August 2016

Swan Theatre

We offer talks with members of each production's creative team. These pre-show, onstage events offer a chance to hear the director and/or writer in conversation, revealing some of the influences and decisions that have created the production. From rehearsal room processes and design choices, to characterisation and relationships this is a fascinating insight into the creative process.

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Director Talk: King Lear

Director Talk: King Lear

5:15pm, 25 August 2016

Royal Shakespeare Theatre

We offer talks with members of each production's creative team. These pre-show, onstage events offer a chance to hear the director and/or writer in conversation, revealing some of the influences and decisions that have created the production. From rehearsal room processes and design choices, to characterisation and relationships this is a fascinating insight into the creative process.

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Director Talk: The Rover

Director Talk: The Rover

5:15pm, 14 September 2016

Swan Theatre

We offer talks with members of each production's creative team. These pre-show, onstage events offer a chance to hear the director and/or writer in conversation, revealing some of the influences and decisions that have created the production. From rehearsal room processes and design choices, to characterisation and relationships this is a fascinating insight into the creative process.

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Director Talk: The Tempest

Director Talk: The Tempest

5:15pm, 16 November 2016

Royal Shakespeare Theatre

We offer talks with members of each production's creative team. These pre-show, onstage events offer a chance to hear the director and/or writer in conversation, revealing some of the influences and decisions that have created the production. From rehearsal room processes and design choices, to characterisation and relationships this is a fascinating insight into the creative process.

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Writer & Director Talk: The Seven Acts of Mercy

Writer & Director Talk: The Seven Acts of Mercy

5:15pm, 30 November 2016

Swan Theatre

We offer talks with members of each production's creative team. These pre-show, onstage events offer a chance to hear the director and/or writer in conversation, revealing some of the influences and decisions that have created the production. From rehearsal room processes and design choices, to characterisation and relationships this is a fascinating insight into the creative process.

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