Beyond Canal Park......Interview with Brian Thomson
Beyond Canal Park
It’s 3rd time lucky as the Beyond Canal Park podcast finally gets its man! Brian Thomson is today’s guest on this episode to talk through his goal, fun and trophy laden career! This episode is kindly supported by Keira Wright at Smart PA. We discuss: 🎙Developing as a youngster at Fraserburgh🎙Signing for Tommy McLean at Motherwell🎙Title win with talented Peterhead squad🎙The 4 year party at Huntly FC🎙Scottish cup heroics 🎙Return to senior fitba with Inverness🎙Great times at Buckie Thistle 🎙Characters/talents/leaders encountered 🎙Best XI Honest, funny and highly engaging journey back through Luggy’s career!
For five decades, Brian Thomson has been one of Australia’s most influential designers. He started his career in close collaboration with the director Jim Sharman and created designs for three of the biggest rock musicals of all time: Jesus Christ Superstar, Hair and The Rocky Horror Show. In the years since, he’s had an extraordinarily varied career, working on projects ranging from small-scale indie theatre to the biggest live performance events in the world. He designed the world’s most enduring cult film, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, and in 1996 won a Tony Award for his design for The King and I on Broadway. In this interview with our Artistic Director, Lyndon Terracini, Brian talks about discovering his love for set design as a young architect and creating the extraordinary visual concept for our first Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour, La Traviata. He also shares stories from his time as the production designer for the Sydney 2000 Olympics Closing Ceremony, and working with Australian icons.
'A Show that's so Splendiferous' - Set and Scenic Designer, Brian Thomson - Part2
STAGES with Peter Eyers
Brian Thomson is approaching his 50th year as a Set Designer, contributing to a vast number of productions and platforms globally. He is Australia’s most prolific designer, creating scenic worlds to tell stories across a range of platforms - theatre, opera, film, musical and concert.In this companion episode of Stages we revisit his work with Barry Humphries and Kylie Minogue, and the staging of Priscilla Queen of the Desert - the musical, in theatres around the world. Along the way he has collected a Tony Award and worked with a host of great talents. He has designed for large canvases and small spaces. Recent work ranges from the intimacy of The Old Fitz theatre with Krapp’s Last Tape to La Traviata on Sydney Harbour, which alas succumbed to Covid’s tragic interruption.Brian is eloquent, engaging and erudite, providing fascinating insight into the work of the Designer, and also anecdote from vital contributions to the Arts across several decades.
'Don't Dream It, Be It' - Set and Scenic Designer, Brian Thomson - Part1
STAGES with Peter Eyers
Brian Thomson made his theatre debut in 1971 when he designed set and costumes for Jim Sharman’s celebrated production of As You Like It for the Old Tote Theatre. The tribal musical Hair quickly followed, beginning a succession of iconic productions constructed for impresario Harry M. Miller.Brian designed settings for the original Australian and London productions of Jesus Christ Superstar and The Rocky Horror Show. He also designed the cinematic staple, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, a cult classic that continues to charm audiences through generations.In 1996 Brian Thomson was awarded the Tony Award for the Broadway production of The King and I. The production also played The London Palladium having originated in Australia.The Thomson resume is considerable recording a vast repertoire of work for stage, film and live performance. He has worked for many of the Nation’s major theatre and opera companies and in 1999 designed Kylie Minogue’s Intimate and Live Tour. He was a Supervising Designer for The Sydney 2000 Olympic Games also.A Brian Thomson design guarantees immediate transportation to the world of the play. His aesthetic is informed, unique and seductive. He is a prolific stage designer and it was our pleasure to record this episode of Stages and capture an extraordinary life in the theatre.
The expatriate Brian Thomson returns! This podcast was lost and found. So its old but ... you get it... better late then never.We talk about the different views on schooling in the USA vs Italy, Brian's move away from movies to video games, and family life. click on the link To play Ice crusher ICE CRUSHER https://leftturnworkshop.com MUSIC CITIZENS ARREST - NUMBERS - https://www.facebook.com/CITIZENS-ARREST-104197239684/?epa=SEARCH_BOX MOON JAM TROOPERS Write to Anarchy to Diapers firstname.lastname@example.org
Brian Thomson creator of Bachelor Party in the Bungalow of the Damned
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Dan sits down to talk with Brian Thomson about his movie Bachelor Party in the Bungalow of the Damed.He never makes it to family life but they discuss the unforeseen problems with making a film. Brian talks about his approach to making a sound track for the film. CHECK OUT! Bachelor Party in the Bungalow of the Damed Watch on Amazon Bachelor Party Bungalow Damned https://www.amazon.com/Bachelor-Party-Bungalow-Damned-International/dp/B002N2ND6Q Write into Anarchy2diapers@gmail.com Music by Moon Jam Troopers https://anarchytodiapers.podbean.com