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Season 1, Ep. 0

Welcome to TYIA where Agata and Sharon hope to guide you through building your practice as research work.

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Episode 2 - Rob Marsden Interview

Season 1, Ep. 2
This episode Sharon and Agata "have a nice chat" with theatre director, researcher and educator Rob Marsden. Rob is a freelance theatre director who works across the UK and Europe in both commercial and subsidised theatre and also Artistic Director: Theatre for the MAC in Stoke. I have directed Greek comedy, Shakespeare, Jacobean Revenge Drama, Restoration comedy, verbatim, and site-specific theatre, musical theatre, pantomime, Russian drama and comedy and European classics, as well as new work and modern-language drama.My expertise in pantomime has seen me write and direct over 25 professional pantomimes since 1999, including for Crewe (3 years), Halifax (11 years), Rotherham (2 years), Reading, New Vic Theatre, Stoke on Trent, Wrexham, Loughborough, Ickenham, Belfast, Porthcawl and Ammanford. Since 2007 I have worked for producer Steve Boden for Imagine Theatre directing the majority of their titles across the UK. I have also worked as a director at the Yvonne Arnaud Guildford, Stephen Joseph Scarborough, Bolton Octagon, Southwark Playhouse, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Oxford Playhouse and five years at the New Vic Theatre, Stoke on Trent as assistant then associate director.I worked in China and Bangkok delivering workshops on directing for the British Council and assisted in BBC Radio and Television.Rob is also the Head of Department for Digital, Technologies and Art at Staffordshire University.Rob's book Inside the Rehearsal Room (2021). Bloomsbury Publications is widely available.If you want to cite any of this episode please use this https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.22022630.v1 in your reference.