Monday 28 March
Freelance journalist Moira Petty came up from London to interview Alistair McGowan for a long piece in the Daily Mail which should be published in the Saturday 9 April issue – so keep your eyes peeled.
Tuesday 29 March
Today Alistair and Clare did their first stagger through of all three acts. It was great to see everything together and to get a feeling for the whole piece. The dramatic arc for both characters is really starting to take shape.
After rehearsals Kev Castle from Nottingham Hospitals Radio came to interview Clare Foster. Hopefully you won’t find yourself in hospital to hear it but Kev asked Clare for her top 6 songs and chatted to her about previous theatre shows she has been in as well as what’s in store in Oleanna.
Wednesday 30 March
Director Paul Benzing came in this afternoon to work on some of the more physical parts of the play. It was very useful to get a new perspective of these scenes from someone who has an eye for movement.
Designer Laura McEwen and Production and Design Assistant Dean Sudron went on the search for EVEN MORE books and office furniture. Their fantastic negotiating skills have resulted in several boxes of library books – many thanks West Bridgford Library – and some great furniture that was destined for the skip! We can always make use of things other people are getting rid of!