#18 Tremors by Nadya Menuhin - performed by Tamsin Greig
The Painkiller Podcast
Feeling the rumblings of violence and social collapse, a woman prepares for the end of the world. As she does, it becomes increasingly clear that everyone else is ignoring the inevitable. Tremors was written by Nadya Menuhin and performed by Tamsin Greig. It was directed by Max Elton and sound designed by Max Pappenheim.This production is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council EnglandHowever, it is still crucial that we raise additional funds to support the continuation of the project. If you enjoy our work and would like to support it, you can either:Make a one-off donation through PayPal.Become a Patron on our Patreon page. This gives you access to bonus material, such as interviews with the winning playwrights and PDF copies of their scripts.
In Episode 16, Tamsin Greig joins us for a fascinating conversation about making theatre from the actor’s perspective. We talk about dogs, candles, trampolining, lip balm, her love of a dressing room and how every production needs an “introducer.” We discuss better communication across the footlights and the thrill of looking into the abyss. We hear about emotional and mental focus, seeking authenticity, and the danger of joking about nipple tassels in a rehearsal.
Break Out Culture With Ed Vaizey by Country and Town House
Our Culture Editor Ed Vaizey is finally taking to the airwaves, recording from his bedroom, to give you his tips for staying in touch with all things cultural, highbrow, lowbrow and everything in between. He’ll be telling us what he’s been reading, what he’s been glued to on TV and Netflix and guiding us through what the home offerings are from the world of theatre, art and music. This week he reveals his crush on Tamsin Greig – in Twelfth Night, Belgravia and Friday Night Dinner, tell us which galleries are worth following on Social Media, where to find the best concerts and tell us what books he's reading. Ed’s Reading The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky All the Jack Reacher novels by Lee Child The Walker’s Guide to Outside Clues and Signs by Tristan Gooley Ed’s watching & Listening Fauda: Netflix https://www.netflix.com/gb/title/80113612 Twelfth Night (till Thursday evening) and Frankenstein (from Thursday): National Theatre Home, YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUDq1XzCY0NIOYVJvEMQjqw Friday Night Dinner, Friday, 10pm: Channel Four https://www.channel4.com/programmes/friday-night-dinner The Last Dance: Netflix https://www.netflix.com/gb/title/80203144 Berlin Philharmonic https://www.digitalconcerthall.com/en/home Olafur Eliasson’s Earth perspective https://www.serpentinegalleries.org/exhibitions-events/back-earth The Virtual Tour of Machu Picchu: https://www.youvisit.com/tour/machupicchu Podcast Edited and Produced by Alex Graham Introduction Music: Wholesome by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5050-wholesome License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
All things, even slanderhour, must come to an ending. This fitting epsiode that ends this series of SH is dedicated to my favourite actor: Tamsin Greig. She's brilliant, isn't she? What can you say about Tamsin that hasn't already been said?Well, that's the end of series one. If there is enough demand, I may do some more. I need to go away and have a think about who else is good. GoodbyeFollow slanderhour @slanderhour on twitter and at www.facebook.com/slanderhourXOXO
With Kirsty Lang. Tamsin Greig, who plays Debbie in The Archers, returns to the stage in Jumpy, a new play by April De Angelis which focuses on the relationship between a mother and her difficult teenaged daughter. Tamsin discusses why she doesn't see herself as a comic actress, and reflects on the uncertainties of the actor's life.In 1979, Monty Python's film Life Of Brian caused outrage around the world. Michael Palin and John Cleese took part in a televised debate with Malcolm Muggeridge and the Bishop of Southwark, to defend their film against charges of blasphemy. A new TV drama, Holy Flying Circus, tells the story of this encounter. Writer Peter Stanford reviews. Former Python turned director Terry Gilliam has made a short film which was wholly financed by an Italian pasta company. Wholly Family is being screened as part of the BFI London Film Festival. He talks about the making of the film - and why he feels he wasn't selling out. A new documentary Blood In The Mobile examines how minerals commonly used in mobile phones are extracted in illegal mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and could fund the conflict there. The film's director Frank Poulsen, who appears on screen, discusses his approach to this difficult subject. Producer Rebecca Nicholson.