The Show People Podcast celebrates its first birthday!

Today Arion Productions celebrates the 1st birthday of The Show People Podcast by releasing their 30th episode of their highly successful theatre podcast with special guest – performer and entrepreneur Scott Garnham. The Show People Podcast is hosted by[…]

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030: Scott Garnham is too working class (1st Birthday Episode)

We’re one years old! That’s right The Show People Podcast celebrates one year of bringing you special theatre guests every fortnight and shining a spotlight on the UK performing arts and today’s guest is Scott[…]

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029: Show Peep – Portfolio Masterclasses 2018

It’s our first ever Show Peep! – an addendum to The Show People Podcast, where our host Andrew Keates shares information about how you can work with Julie Atherton, Oliver Savile, Danielle Tarento and Cassidy[…]

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028: Oliver Savile sings Go The Distance for everything

Oliver Savile may be best recognised for playing Fiyero in the West End production of Wicked. He speaks with Director Andrew Keates all about his life and career, including growing up in Buxton and failing[…]

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027: Frances Ruffelle broke her Tony Award

Frances Ruffelle is a Tony Award winning actor and recording artist. She caught up with Andrew Keates to discuss growing up as the daughter of Sylvia Young, the formation of her mother’s famous theatre school,[…]

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026: Josh Boyd-Rochford takes 10%

Today’s guest is Josh Boyd-Rochford, Chief Operating Officer and an agent at Simon and How Associates, who also teaches, produces and is forever generating opportunities for theatremakers. Josh has had one heck of a journey[…]

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025: Marie McCarthy is turning into Clapham’s theatrical mum

Our special guest on the Show People Podcast is Marie McCarthy –  Artistic Director of the Omnibus Theatre, Clapham. Marie goes into great detail about her multi-award-winning theatre, its history, her vision and the many[…]

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024: Cassie Compton likes to dress as a crow

Cassie Compton talks with director Andrew Keates about growing up in Crouch End, London in a home filled with music and her supportive teachers during education and her early experiences in the West End as[…]

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023: Julie Atherton wants little girls to be powerful.

Julie Atherton joins us shortly after completing the West End run of The Grinning Man at Trafalgar Studios and shares her experiences of working with puppets in that and many other productions she has starred[…]

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022: David Bedella is not from Mexico

Host and Director Andrew Keates is joined by two-time Olivier Award winner David Bedella. David talks about growing up in Gary, Lake Country, Indiana to a family who worked in the steel industry, his showbiz[…]

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021: Paul Taylor Mills has never been to Pride

Our host Andrew Keates spent the afternoon with Director, Producer and Artistic Director of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Other Palace – Paul Taylor Mills. Paul spoke to us about the thousands of pounds he’s raised[…]

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020: Alistair Brammer buys cheap biscuits.

It’s the hottest day of the year and we’ve got a leading man to match! Actor, Alistair Brammer joins host and director Andrew Keates for today’s episode of the Show People Podcast after playing Chris[…]

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019: Dominic Keating is coming home

Today’s guest is Dominic Keating who is a British actor who has spent the past 25 years in Los Angeles. He caught up with his friend and host of the Show People Podcast, Andrew Keates[…]

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018: Mark Shenton is an addict

Today’s episode of the Show People Podcast is with world-renowned Theatre Critic and Journalist Mark Shenton – Associate Editor and New York Theatre Critic for The Stage, London Theatre Critic for LondonTheatre.co.uk, he’s Chairman of[…]

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017: Annie Rowe CDG – Casting Director extraordinaire!

017: Annie Rowe CDG – Casting Director extraordinaire Annie Rowe CDG is a Casting Director for theatre, film, television, commercials, and more. Fresh from casting Not Talking by Mike Bartlett at the Arcola Theatre, Annie[…]

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016: It’s quite exhausting being John Barr

016: It’s quite exhausting being John Barr. John “Jonny” Barr is our very special guest on the Show People Podcast. He’s currently touring the UK playing iconic composer Lionel Bart (Oliver!, Blitz, Twang) in The[…]

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015: Science Fiction (Triple Feature) with Jerome St. John Blake, Gary Graham & Terry Farrell.

Today’s guests all share two things in common. They’re all actors and they’ve all appeared in iconic Science Fiction franchises. They’ve worn all sorts of weird and wonderful costumes and make-up, coped with extraordinary situations[…]

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014: Liam Tamne is our winner

On the Show People Podcast, host Andrew Keates is joined by West End leading man, Liam Tamne shortly before he appeared on Eurovision: You Decide. Sadly, Liam didn’t win the opportunity to represent the UK[…]

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013: Rufus Hound loves Five Guys

On the Show People Podcast, host and director Andrew Keates is joined by actor, comedian, presenter and polymath Rufus Hound. Rufus discusses how impactful his school life was to his career, including an extraordinary relationship[…]

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012: Bill Deamer breeds Dalmatians

Bill Deamer joins host Andrew Keates to discuss his time choreographing Stephen Sondheim’s Follies at the National Theatre, growing up in North London and Hertfordshire, his passion and expertise for period choreography (he is regarded[…]

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010: Pete Gallagher’s Fanny is gorgeous

He’s 6’7” and one of the best bass-baritones in the business. Pete Gallagher discusses growing up and playing Jesus numerous times in school assembly, his time at the Carona Stage Academy, being a children’s comedian[…]

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007: Anna Jane Casey – Be kind, be kind, be kind.

Join host Andrew Keates as he and Anna Jane Casey cover her extraordinary career from leaving Lancashire to join the West End production of Cats at the age of sixteen to being the world’s greatest[…]

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