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Blog: Eleanor Field on designing All of Me

Midlands designer Eleanor Field has created the sets for a number of recent Made at Curve productions including Bollywood Jane, Zigger Zagger and Macbeth. As part of our New Work festival, Eleanor's work will once again be seen on stage at Curve with All Of Me, an award-winning show about mental health and what can happen if we sit together in the darkness.

In this blog, Eleanor talks about designing the set for All Of Me and shares pages from her sketchbook which went on to form the final design for the show.

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Blog: Professor Claire Monk on the impact of My Beautiful Laundrette

In this article Claire Monk, Professor of Film & Film Culture at De Montfort University, writes about the creation of My Beautiful Laundrette the film in 1985 and the lasting impact of its themes.

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Nikolai Foster awarded The Creative Award at Industry Minds Award

On Sun 22 Sep, our Artistic Director, Nikolai Foster, was awarded The Creative Award at the inaugural Industry Minds Awards. The awards recognise those working to improve mental, physical and vocal health in the creative arts.

Read Nikolai's acceptance speech here.

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Interview with Jodie Prenger

Coming to Curve this October, acclaimed actress Jodie Prenger tells us about returning to her roots in the National Theatre tour of A Taste of Honey.

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Q&A with Gordon Warnecke

Gordon Warnecke played Omar in Hanif Kureishi's original My Beautiful Laundrette film in 1985, and 34 years after the release of the original film he joins us in our production and plays Papa.

Read our Q&A with Gordon!

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Q&A with Dan Partridge (Danny Zuko) and Martha Kirby (Sandy Dumbrowski)

With Grease - The Musical running at Curve until Sat 14 Sep, we caught up with Dan Partridge (Danny Zuko) and Martha Kirby (Sandy Dumbrowski) for a quick Q&A about the electrifyin production!

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THE RITE OF SPRING: HAITIAN VODOU, WHAT IS IT?

For his first work created in the UK, Haitian choreographer Jeanguy Saintus re-envisions The Rite of Spring introducing the sacred arts of Haiti along with contemporary global issues in his bold approach to the near riot-causing original by Vaslav Nijinsky. Find out more about Haitian Vodou...

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Anthony Almeida wins the RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award 2019

Read about how Anthony Almeida was awarded the RTST Award 2019 and how he will collaborate with Curve, English Touring Theatre and Rose Theatre Kingston in the near future.

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