Festival City Podcast

Festival City is a podcast from Edinburgh, the world capital of theatre and comedy, and home to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe — the largest arts festival in the world. Hosted by theatre editor and critic Gareth K Vile, we welcome guest performers, directors and writers into The List's attic recording studio to talk theatre, comedy, dance and anything else that takes our fancy. As well as sharing the world of the Edinburgh Fringe with our far-flung listeners, we’ll be talking to arts programmers and curators around the world about their own festivals and institutions.



Festival City #12 | manipulate festival gets physical

Festival City returns for its first episode of 2018 as intrepid host Gareth K Vile catches up with a trifecta of interviews, headlined by the upcoming manipulate festival. His first guests are Artistic Director Simon Hart and Puppet Animation Scotland's Projects Manager, Melanie Purdie. The three discuss some of their festival highlights and get excited about the 'biggest concentration of experimental theatre outside of the Fringe'. Next up, well known for their TV acting on Emmerdale and Coronation Street respectably, John Middleton and Chris Harper come in for a chat about their stage adaptation of Strangers on a Train. And Gareth's final guest of the pod is Ewan Downie of Company of Wolves, as the two talk physical theatre and his new show Achilles.Rundown:
00:00:40 – Simon Hart and Melanie Purdie
00:16:46 – John Middleton and Chris Harper
00:34:26 – Ewan DownieCredits:
Festival City Podcast is co-created by Gareth K Vile (host) and Scott Henderson (producer). Intro music by The Joy Drops. Supported by SGSAH.Please send feedback to podcasts[at]list.co.uk


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