036: The 98% & The Show People Podcast Xmas Special (Dedicated to Hamleys’ elves)

It’s Christmaaaaas! And The Show People Podcast has teamed up with Alexa Morden and Katie Elin-Salt of The 98% Podcast to bring you a very special Christmas crossover episode. The 98% takes a comedic, brutally[…]

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035: Sam Spencer-Lane is wonderful.

Andrew is joined by Choreographer and former Head of Dance at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts – Sam Spencer-Lane. Just some of Sam’s credits include working on FLIGHT for the Scottish Opera (Theatre Royal, Glasgow),[…]

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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[…]

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033: Show Peep – Chromatics and awards and masterclasses… Oh my!

The Show People Podcast is back! This special ‘Show Peep’ tells you what Andrew has been up to in Ireland, how we’ve become an award-winning podcast and details of Arion’s next masterclasses with Danielle Tarento[…]

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031: Simon Lipkin has funny bones

Our special guest has been top of our wish list since we started and we’ve finally managed to have him –  the one and only Simon Lipkin! Our intrepid host, Andrew Keates interviewed Simon just[…]

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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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011: A Christmas mouthful from West End Producer

It’s Christmaaaaaaaaaas! And we’ve released a festive edition of the Snow People… We mean the Show People Podcast with our host and director, Andrew Keates and special guest… West End Producer (or WEP)! – The[…]

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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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002: Fra Fee eats guinea pigs

This episode comes from a very hot dressing room at the Gielgud Theatre occupied by our host Andrew Keates and his special guest Mr. Fra Fee. Fra is currently appearing in The Ferryman and many[…]

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Free post show Q&As, a memorial for all those lost to AIDS and rapid HIV testing offered as part of As Is at the Trafalgar Studios

Celebrating its 30th anniversary, William M. Hoffman’s As Is is coming to Trafalgar Studios with a stunning new cast and design. Using humour and sensitivity, As Is shatters the apathy and ignorance surrounding AIDS in[…]

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