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6 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Rupert Goold. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Rupert Goold, often where they are interviewed.

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6 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Rupert Goold. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Rupert Goold, often where they are interviewed.

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Rupert Goold and James Graham on the importance of theatre and what it takes to write "big plays"

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The seventh podcast in the series features a conversation between Rupert Goold, Artistic director of the Almeida Theatre, and James Graham, playwright. For this second episode recorded mid-lockdown, the pair ask the timely question: "What does it do, a play?" They discuss the importance of theatre as an artform, and the need for artists to be supported in order to write big plays. 

The Genesis Podcast Series is being produced in the run-up to the Genesis Foundation’s 20th anniversary, and consists of conversations between artists and thought leaders presented by broadcaster James Jolly.

Jun 11 2020 · 26mins
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Seeing and Believing 219 | Rupert Goold’s Judy and Tyler Nilson/Mike Schwartz’s The Peanut Butter Falcon

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Wade & Kevin review Renée Zellweger's Oscar bid this year with Judy Garland in Judy along with indie darling, The Peanut Butter Falcon.
Oct 04 2019 · 58mins

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The Legacy Tapes: Rupert Goold

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Rebecca Atkinson-Lord interviews Rupert Goold, artistic director of the Almeida Theatre

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May 27 2019 · 1hr 1min
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Rupert Goold and James Graham on why theatre matters

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Rupert Goold, Artistic Director of the Almeida Theatre, and playwright James Graham discuss the importance of the theatre in the current cultural climate. Chaired by journalist and broadcaster Sarah Crompton at the RA's Festival of Ideas, the speakers emphasise the value of creating communities through live theatre.

Look out for details of the next Festival of Ideas line-up, coming soon: https://roy.ac/FOI2019
Dec 21 2018 · 47mins

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A Conversation With RUPERT GOOLD & DUNCAN SHEIK: ‘American Psycho’ – A New Musical Thriller

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In the season of goodwill a new musical based on Bret Easton Ellis’ notorious novel American Psycho might earn itself the subtitle “NOT the Christmas Show” – but when the composer is Duncan Sheik, he of the sensational Spring Awakening, and the director Rupert Goold, fresh into his artistic stewardship of the Almeida Theatre, all bets are off. There’s even a number entitled “Mistletoe Alert” – so the season of rampant consumerism might well prove just the time to launch one of the most anticipated musicals of this or any season. In this exclusive audio podcast Sheik and Goold tell how the bloodiest show since Sweeney Todd has reached the stage and how for Matt Smith the leap from Doctor Who to Patrick Bateman – city slicker and seasoned psychopath – might not prove so dramatic after all. Bateman is surely one of the most alien and elusive creations in contemporary fiction.

choreographer Lynne Page with Matt Smith © Manuel Harlan

Book writer Robert Aguirre-Sacasa has embraced the Batemanisms – “It all comes down to this: I feel like shit but look great” – and Sheik will be referencing the 80s soundtrack in Bateman’s head as a textural part of his eagerly awaited score. Patrick Bateman live on stage. Bring a raincoat.

Cassandra Compton (Jean), Matt Smith (Patrick Bateman) and Director Rupert Goold © Manuel Harlan


Nov 19 2013 · 21mins
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Patrick Stewart and Rupert Goold

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Tony Nominee Patrick Stewart and director Rupert Goold of "Macbeth," discuss Broadway's new, hip & hi-tech revival of The Scottish Play.
May 25 2008 · 25mins