Join Joe Murphy, Sherman’s Artistic Director and previous Old Vic Baylis Director, as he welcomes a new guest fortnightly to talk about their career in theatre, their highs and lows along the way – and to ask them the ultimate question: what’s your favourite play?
PlayCrush is created in collaboration with the Sherman Theatre, Cardiff, and is is supported by Royal Bank of Canada in association with the TS Eliot Estate.
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Series 1 guests and plays
Matthew Warchus, The Norman Conquests
This week Joe Murphy is joined by The Old Vic’s very own Artistic Director Matthew Warchus.
In this episode Matthew reveals the journey that led him to the role of Director, sharing some hilarious anecdotes and honest insights along the way, and the pair dive into Matthew’s epic PlayCrush – Alan Ayckbourn‘s trilogy, The Norman Conquests.
Other Series 1 guests and plays
George MacKay, The Caretaker | Sheila Atim, Agamemnon | Nick Payne, This Wide Night | Jade Anouka, The Phlebotomist | Michael Sheen, Hamlet
SERIES 2 GUESTS AND PLAYS:
Denise Gough, Electra | Hammed Animashaun, A Midsummer Night’s Dream | Ella Hickson, Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again | Owen Teale, Macbeth | Isobel Waller-Bridge, Woyzeck | Arinzé Kene, The Crucible
SERIES 3 GUESTS AND PLAYS:
Golda Rosheuvel, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom | Bronagh Gallagher, August: Osage County