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Rebecca Frecknall smiling in rehearsals. She is stood in front of a mood board wall with images for costume references (approx 50s clothing), and set references.

Interviews with Directors

Interview With Director Rebecca Frecknall

In our first podcast episode, Olivier Award-winning Associate Director of the Almeida Theatre Rebecca Frecknall (Summer and SmokeThree Sisters) talks to the Almeida’s Artistic Director Rupert Goold. This interview was recorded in 2019.

In Conversation with Director Ian Rickson

Ian Rickson, Director of Against and former Artistic Director of the Royal Court, sits down with BAFTA award-winning producer and Almeida Theatre Trustee Tanya Seghatchian to discuss his career, working with writers and the creative process.

Directing Shakespeare

Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold speaks in conversation with Ben Power, who he collaborated with on Richard II for the BBC’s Hollow Crown series, about the process and practice of directing Shakespeare.

On Being Artistic Director

Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold speaks in conversation with Sir Richard Eyre about the joys and challenges of artistic leadership; about balancing directing shows with directing an artistic programme; and about how theatre has evolved since Richard’s legendary time at the National Theatre.

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