Theatre Interviews with Top West End Stars

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  • Clare Halse

    42nd Street took the West End by storm when it moved into the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, with a flurry of four and five-star reviews. Much of the praise was for Clare Halse, who plays Peggy Sawyer, a dance virtuoso waiting to be discovered,is forced to step in and save Julian Marsh's Broadway show Pretty Lady. We chatted to Halse about her previous experiences as an understudy opposite Imelda Staunton, how she is helping to inspire a generation of young dancers, and performing for Royalty on the...

  • Playwright Duncan Macmillan, one of Britain's brightest writers, openly admits that he had previously lost faith in himself and had given up writing. Facing the realities of paying his rent, starting a family and simply getting from A to B, it's a story that he shares with many creatives of his generation who find themselves locked out of succeeding primarily due to financial and practical reasons, as the industry tightens and getting your 'big break' seems harder and harder. Speaking to him...

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