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TWIL on Mayfest Radio 2016

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Delve deeper into the world of women in performing arts with our series of shows for Mayfest Radio: Episode 1 – Clare Reddington and Kate Yedigarrof on the importance of diversity in the role as Creative Director (of Pervasive Media and MAYK respectively) Episode 2 – Anna Barrett, Verity Standen and Ellie Showering on lighting design, and…

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Amy Hydes on music and theatre (and blood and guts and gore)

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This Thursday we’re throwing back to Mayfest and the wonderful world of women in theatre. Amy Hydes is a theatre-maker, music-lover, actor, comedian, clown and writer. She’s got a lotta hats. We caught up with Amy to find out more about theatre, music and the benefits of collaboration. You’ve studied drama, English and clowning in…

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Salt, a not-so-quiet trauma

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  My first step towards Salt, the compelling new solo show from Leeds-based artist Selina Thompson, is wrong-footed. Miscommunication has the friend I’m going to see it with thinking it’s on at Tobacco Factory, so we decide to drive. But it’s on at Arnolfini. In the centre of Bristol. At 6.30pm. On a sunny Friday….

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Women to Watch – Mayfest 2016

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It’s back! Mayfest is back. Bristol’s unique annual festival of contemporary theatre launched yesterday, 12 May, and promises to be as unusual, playful and ambitious as ever. Mayfest Radio is back too, broadcasting 24/7 from the beating heart of the festival. This year we’ve been given the honour of hosting some live shows. We’ll be…

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The World is Listening to Mayfest Radio!

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Mayfest Radio is back. Bolder, bigger, and broadcasting 24/7 from the beating heart of the festival. And this year, they’ve invited The World is Listening for a series of live shows shining a light on women in theatre, and the issues that face these women in the performing world. Hold up. What is Mayfest? Mayfest…

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