Stephen Tompkinson, 'Art'
Season 3, Ep. 6
In our final episode of series 3, ActorStephenTompkinson joins host Joe Murphy to chat lockdown hair styles, humble beginnings in school plays and his PlayCrush choice: 'Art', written by Yasmina Reza, translated byChristopher Hampton.
Emma Rice, A Midsummer Night's Dream
Season 3, Ep. 5
DirectorEmma Ricetalks to Joe Murphy this week about her fascinating creative process, the upcoming Old Vic and Wise Children production ofBagdad Cafethis summer, and a conditional love for her PlayCrush, Shakespeare’sA Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Tinuke Craig, random
Season 3, Ep. 4
This weekTinuke Craig, recently announced as our next Baylis Director, talks to Joe about the prospect of directing for The Old Vic stage, an inspiring visit toStarlight Expresson her 6th birthday, and her chosen PlayCrush:randomby debbie tucker green.
Steffan Rhodri, The Norman Conquests
Season 3, Ep. 3
This week Joe Murphy is joined by actor Steffan Rhodri (Woyzeck, The Old Vic;Gavin and Stacey) to talk about the beauty of Welsh weather, career successes later in life, and how a last minute performance inThe Norman Conquestsby Alan Ayckbourn turned it into his PlayCrush.
Bronagh Gallagher, August: Osage County
Season 3, Ep. 2
This week,Joe Murphy talks to actor and singer Bronagh Gallagher about perseverance, impostor syndrome and having respect for others–andwhy her chosenPlayCrush,August: Osage Countyby Tracy Letts, is such an important play.
Golda Rosheuvel, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Season 3, Ep. 1
Welcome back to another series of PlayCrush. This week, Joe welcomes actor Golda Rosheuvel.Golda talks to Joe about her role as Queen Charlotte in Netflix’s recent hit series Bridgerton, and the impact of the character, as well as the characters in her chosen PlayCrush, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom by August Wilson, on the progression of black stories on stage and screen.