Each episode takes a look at a different aspect of the wonderful world of amateur theatre and features an amateur theatre maker talking about their theatrical life, theatrical loves, and the times when they’ve died on stage. Our Backstage Pass feature takes us behind the scenes at The Crescent Theatre, Birmingham to discover more about what goes into making a great amateur production.
This episode explores Florian Zeller’s modern masterpiece The Father. Our studio guest is director and actor Mark Thompson, who is directing the Crescent Theatre’s forthcoming production of The Father. Mark tells us about his life and loves in amateur theatre and about how he has approached directing The Father.
Our Backstage Pass Holder, John O’Neill, has been behind the scenes of the Box Office, a crucial department of any theatre, to find out more about how the box office supports and enhances the work of a busy amateur theatre venue.