034: Jamie Chapman-Dixon loves spreadsheets

Theatre Director and host of The Show People Podcast, Andrew Keates interviews Producer Jamie Chapman Dixon all about his life and career, including being the in-house executive producer of the Barn Theatre, Cirencester and their productions of The Hound of the Baskervilles and Just So.

Jamie is the proud owner of Rigmarole Productions, who focus on new writing, commercial theatre and their boutique agency.  His credits include; Madagascar (UK and International Tour), Spamalot (UK Tour, Dubai & South Korea), Lottys War (UK Tour), Pippin (Southwark Playhouse), Zanna Don’t (The Landor Theatre), Molly Wobbly (The Phoenix Artist Club), Geek! A New Musical (Tristan Bates Theatre),The Mikado (Battersea Barge and No 1 Leicester Square), Kray Kray (N16), Banana Crabtree Simon (Drayton Arms Theatre and Theatre 503),The Singers Soiree West End Concerts (St Giles In The Fields and Battersea Barge), Safe Sex/OnTidy Endings (Tristan Bates Theatre), SPB (Soho Theatre), The Fringe on The Fringe (London Theatre Workshop), Americana (Workshop), Setara (Workshop), Romeo and Juliet (London Theatre Workshop), Santaphrenia (Leicester Square Theatre), Pirates of Penzance (Brookside Theatre), ScreamFest (National Forest), HMS Pinafore (Battersea Barge/Kings Head), Tomorrow Maybe (Workshop, Union Theatre).

Resident Producer credits include: London Theatre Workshop (London) and The Barn Theatre (Cirencester).

Episode features include:

Theatrical Tips:

Andrew gets his theatrical tips out of things to see in December 2018, including Just So, How to Catch A Krampus and Snow White at the London Palladium.

The Platform:

Today’s platform is given to Wardrobe – A New Musical. Composed by Ian Stephenson, with a book by Tom Allsopp and lyrics by Adrian Kimberlin. We hear a song called ‘Home by Christmas’ sung Lucy Follows, George Stuart, Liam Sargeant & Aiden Cutler.

Show People Podcast Challenges:

We challenged Jamie to a Sherlock Holmes quiz, discovered what he would need to survive if he was stranded on tour in Whitley Bay and ask him some hysterical and outrageous questions in our famous Funny Five Minutes game.

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Andrew Keates’ Website: www.andrewkeates.co.uk
The Barn Theatre: www.barntheatre.org.uk
Pleasance Theatre, London: www.pleasance.co.uk
Snow White at the London Palladium: https://snowwhitepalladium.com
Wardrobe – A New Musical: www.facebook.com/wardrobemusical

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