Curve in Conversation | Pawlet Brookes MBE, Sally Ann Triplett and Lucy Hind

Thu 28 Apr 2022

Earlier this month Curve announced the cast and creative team joining the upcoming Made at Curve production of Billy Elliot the Musical. In the latest episode of Curve in Conversation listeners can go behind-the-scenes of a recent rehearsal session, hearing exclusive interviews with West End and Broadway legend Sally Ann Triplett (Mrs. Wilkinson), Choreographer Lucy Hind, and young company members, as they prepare for what’s set to be the theatre event of the Summer, right here in Leicester.

The first new UK production of Elton John and Lee Hall’s global smash-hit production, Billy Elliot the Musical runs from 7 July to 14 August. Directed by Curve’s Artistic Director Nikolai Foster, find out more about Billy Elliot the Musical and book tickets here.

To read the Billy Elliot the Musical cast and creative team announcement, click here.

May 2022 also sees the return of Let’s Dance International Frontiers (LDIF), and in this episode Pawlet Brookes MBE, CEO and Artistic Director of Curve Associate company Serendipity, talks about the history of the acclaimed festival and what audiences can expect from this year’s programme.

LDIF showcases high quality dance that celebrates diversity and intersectional identities. Taking place at venues across Leicester from 29 April – 8 May, shows at Curve include Signatures and Black British Dance Platform (Wednesday 4 May) and performances from renowned Latinx dance organisation Ballet Hispánico (Friday 6 – Saturday 7 May). Find out more and book tickets now here.

To learn more about Serendipity and the full LDIF programme, visit

For more information on Curve’s Associate companies and artists, click here.

Released on the final Thursday of every month and hosted by former BBC Radio Leicester presenter Martin Ballard, the podcast from Leicester’s Curve theatre gives listeners insights into the work that takes place both on and off its stages.

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