Ella Hickson, Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again.
Season 2, Ep. 3
This week, Joe Murphy is joined by Playwright Ella Hickson.Ella tells Joe why her PlayCrush is the experimental and provocative Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again. by Alice Birch.Contains strong language and adult content.
Hammed Animashaun, A Midsummer Night's Dream
Season 2, Ep. 2
This week Joe Murphy’s guest is ActorHammedAnimashaun.Hammedtells Joe how the freedom and wildness of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream make it his PlayCrush.
Denise Gough, Electra
Season 2, Ep. 1
In the first episode of PlayCrush Series Two, Joe Murphy is joined by Irish actor Denise Gough.Denise talks about how her PlayCrush, the two and a half thousand year oldElectrabySophocles, is still relevant and contemporary today.Content warning: This episode contains strong language and discussion about addiction. We encourage anyone affected by the issues in this episode to reach out. You can call the Samaritans for free at any time on 116 123 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also contact the Mind Infoline, a confidential service offering information on a range of topics. They can also help by looking for support for you in your own area. Call 0300 123 3393 Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm Email email@example.com or text 86463. You can also find other support services for addiction and dependency at:https://bit.ly/3izpDoa
Michael Sheen, Hamlet
Season 1, Ep. 6
In the final episode of PlayCrush series one, Joe Murphy is joined by Welsh actor Michael Sheen.Shakespeare's Hamlet is our PlayCrush this week, listen as Michael shares his fresh take on one of the worlds most performed plays.
Jade Anouka, The Phlebotomist
Season 1, Ep. 5
This week Sherman Artistic DirectorJoe Murphyis joined byJade Anoukafor episode five of PlayCrush.Jade explores Ella Road's debut stage play, The Phlebotomist, for her PlayCrush.
Matthew Warchus, The Norman Conquests
Season 1, Ep. 4
This week Joe Murphy is joined by The Old Vic's very own Artistic Director Matthew Warchus. In this episode Matthew reveals the journey that led him to the role of Director, sharing some hilarious anecdotes and honest insights along the way, and the pair dive into Matthew's epic PlayCrush - Alan Ayckbourn's trilogy, The Norman Conquests.