This week on the show, we delve back into a retro film review and talk about Tim Burton’s Beetlejuice.
This week, Vikki, Iasha and Alex are joined by a guest and Blackshaw Arts Hour virgin, Dave Turnball.
With Matt in Edinburgh and no one wanting to fill his review shoes, we hear a retro movie review of Labyrinth featuring the late great David Bowie.
After talking Suicide Squad last show and becoming frustrated with the Jared Leto ‘method’ acting marketing circus, Vikki dives into a method acting Arts Thing of the Week with some added history provided from Alex and his theatre studies degree.
Matt’s in Edinburgh, but we’ve still got him working. We hear from him and a few of the shows he’s seen along with friend and reviewer Amy Yorston.
To take us to the end of the show, we heard a New Writing Night piece called Trim, written by James Barry, directed by Ellie Pitkin and performed by Charlotte Worthing
Join us next week for the return of Matt and an overview of Edinburgh 2016!
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This week Matt, Ellie and Iasha are bring you The Blackshaw Arts Hour.
Matt reviews Suicide Squad, and it doesn’t live up to expectations. We hear fresh new poetry from our friend Owen Collins live from our new, New Writing night venue The Hen and Chickens in Islington.
And then, back by popular demand, it’s Part 2 of Edinburgh Fringe roulette. Going to Edinburgh? Don’t know what to see, join us in finding the weird and wonderful in the depths of the Edinburgh Fringe Roulette.
Tune in next week to hear Matt reporting live from INSIDE Edinburgh
This week on the podcast, Matt brings us his review of Ghostbusters, a re-boot of the 1984 original.
We hear an interview with Stage Manager and friend of Blackshaw Lizzie Cooper. Lizzie talks to Ellie about how she ended up working in the industry, the shows she’s worked on recently and some of the weird and wonderful props she’s had to source.
Matt and Iasha talk about some of the recent theatre they have seen in London, including two shows at The National (The Plough and the Stars and The Deep Blue Sea) and West End Musical, Matilda. Also, back by popular demand, we play Edinburgh Roulette for the second time on The Blackshaw Arts Hour.
Our first New Writing Night at the lovely Hen & Chickens – thanks for having us!
Saved by the Diddymen by Michael Staniforth
Directed by Stephen Bailey
Bob – Jonathan Curry
John – Tony Parkin
A selection of poetry written and performed by Owen Collins
Bunker by Agustina Figueras
Directed by Catherine Lord
Greta – Jess Reed
Brauen – Joe Riley
Little England by Rabiah Hussain
Directed by Chris Davis
Faraz – Theodor Spiridon
Michael – Dan Richards
This week on The Blackshaw Arts Hour, Matt, Ellie and Iasha are in the studio talking about Independence Day 2: Resurgence and playing a new Edinburgh Fringe game.
We’ve been working really hard on lots of funding applications to reboot our adaptation of ‘Gormenghast: Titus Groan’ – while we wait with our fingers crossed, here’s some lovely photos from the readthrough we had in Feb.
Photos by Nick Tatchell.
This week on The Blackshaw Arts Hour, Iasha is joined by Matt and Vikki in the studio.
This week on the show, Matt and Iasha are discussing the horror genre with Green Room.
In January 2016, we staged our 2015 showcase award winning show, ‘Call It Even’.
More info, cast list etc, here.
Photos by Ellie Pitkin.