Latest EpisodeMonday, July 5, 2021
Stephen Tompkinson, 'Art'
Season 3, Ep. 6
In our final episode of series 3, Actor Stephen Tompkinson joins host Joe Murphy to chat lockdown hair styles, humble beginnings in school plays and his PlayCrush choice: 'Art', written by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton.
Monday, June 7, 2021
Emma Rice, A Midsummer Night's Dream
Season 3, Ep. 5
Director Emma Rice talks to Joe Murphy this week about her fascinating creative process, the upcoming Old Vic and Wise Children production of Bagdad Cafe this summer, and a conditional love for her PlayCrush, Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Monday, May 24, 2021
Tinuke Craig, random
Season 3, Ep. 4
This week Tinuke Craig, recently announced as our next Baylis Director, talks to Joe about the prospect of directing for The Old Vic stage, an inspiring visit to Starlight Express on her 6th birthday, and her chosen PlayCrush: random by debbie tucker green.
Monday, May 10, 2021
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 in The Norman Conquests by Alan Ayckbourn turned it into his PlayCrush.
Sunday, April 18, 2021
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 – and why her chosen PlayCrush, August: Osage County by Tracy Letts, is such an important play.
Sunday, April 4, 2021
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.