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Almeida Theatre Podcast

The Almeida Theatre Podcast brings together artists who create the performances on stage to talk about their lives, their work and how they make theatre.

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Podcast Ep 4: Matt Smith

WARNING: this episode includes swearingThe Almeida Theatre's Artistic Director Rupert Goold talks to BAFTA and Emmy Award-nominated actor Matt Smith during the lockdown caused by the Coronavirus outbreak of 2020. Matt discusses his career on stage and screen, the impact of lockdown and what he is missing most about theatre.If you enjoyed our podcasts and are able to, please consider making a donation to the Almeida Theatre. As a registered charity, it is only with your support that we can continue. Any donation, large or small, will make a huge difference.To donate:Text ALMEIDA 5 to 70460 to donate £5*Text ALMEIDA 10 to 70460 to donate £10*Text ALMEIDA 20 to 70460 to donate £20**You will be charged the donation amount plus your standard network charge.

43mins

23 May 2020

Rank #1

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Podcast Ep 3: Khalid Abdalla

Khalid Abdalla, activist and actor (The Kite Runner) currently cast in the Almeida's The Duchess of Malfi and previously in Shipwreck, talks to the Almeida's Artistic Director Rupert Goold.

33mins

12 Dec 2019

Rank #2

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Podcast Ep 5: Beth Steel

The Almeida Theatre's Artistic Director Rupert Goold talks to the writer Beth Steel whose play The House of Shades was due to go into rehearsals at the Almeida just as the lockdown hit. She talks about her unconventional route to becoming a writer and the need for theatre to have more working-class voices.Beth won Most Promising Playwright at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards, and her play Wonderland was shortlisted for The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize.This podcast was recorded during the lockdown caused by the Coronavirus outbreak of 2020.If you enjoyed our podcasts and are able to, please consider making a donation to the Almeida Theatre. As a registered charity, it is only with your support that we can continue. Any donation, large or small, will make a huge difference.To donate:Text ALMEIDA 5 to 70460 to donate £5*Text ALMEIDA 10 to 70460 to donate £10*Text ALMEIDA 20 to 70460 to donate £20**You will be charged the donation amount plus your standard network charge.

34mins

23 May 2020

Rank #3

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Podcast Ep 6: Adam Cork

Olivier and Tony Award-winning composer and sound designer Adam Cork (The Hunt, Ink) talks to long-time collaborator Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold about how he creates the sound of a production. He also discusses the creation of the critically acclaimed musical London Road.​This podcast was recorded during the lockdown caused by the Coronavirus outbreak of 2020.If you enjoyed our podcasts and are able to, please consider making a donation to the Almeida Theatre.As a registered charity, it is only with your support that we can continue. Any donation, large or small, will make a huge difference.To donate:Text ALMEIDA 5 to 70460 to donate £5*Text ALMEIDA 10 to 70460 to donate £10*Text ALMEIDA 20 to 70460 to donate £20**You will be charged the donation amount plus your standard network charge.

44mins

29 May 2020

Rank #4

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Almeida Podcast: Matt Smith Trailer

While Coronavirus has forced our doors to close, we are keeping the memory of the theatre alive through a new series of podcasts with some recent Almeida artists, including Matt Smith, Noma Dumezweni and Tobias Menzies. Listen from Sat 23 May

22 May 2020

Rank #5