Summer 2020

Episode 1,  Jun 29, 2020, 06:00 PM

The first episode of Back Stage looks at the work of the theatre prior to and after the lockdown, and has features on choosing productions, adapting for the stage, theatre online, and much more...

This episode looks at the early history of the Leicester Drama Society, and the Little Theatre; at the impact of COVID 19 on the theatre; we look at the last play to be performed before lockdown began; there's a round-up of what theatre is available online; we hear from one theatre member on her theatre' highs'; author David Wood discusses how he went about adapting 'Goodnight Mr Tom' for the stage; we find out how the theatre chooses what plays to stage; and we have a review of 'Around the World in 80 Days'.