It’s all an act
S3 Ep24 - Thanks to our mums

S3 Ep24 - Thanks to our mums

December 1, 2019

Hello, hello Am-Dram-Fam and welcome to the award-nominated podcast.

In this Episode, We pick our Am dram shows to go and see in the next fortnight, Anna tells us the tales of the latest show she has been in, Tom and Anna tell us the shows that they have seen since the last episode.

As always we play a game and in this episode and it is 'Who's that character?' so come and play with us to see if you can guess before the team does.

We had our 'Album of the week' from Jaz and he chose 'Soho Cinders', find out what we thought of this album and see who out of the girls is picked by the spinning wheel next.

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The 'It's all an act' Team (Jaz, Lucie, Tom, and Anna)

Intro and Outro Credit - www.Joepurdue.com 

It's all an act Logo - Joe Foskett

Am Dram Shows - By www.amdram.community 

Jaz's Choice - https://wlos.co.uk/ 
Tom's Choice - https://amdram.community/calendar/event/1191-cinderella/ 
Anna's Choice - https://amdram.community/calendar/event/1349-aladdin-%E2%80%93-a-pantomime/ 
Lucie's Choice - https://amdram.community/calendar/event/1356-the-wonderful-wizard-of-oz/ 

Links;
Tom's show he was talking about - Enter the dragon - https://aandecomedy.co.uk/enter-the-dragons 

S3 Ep23 - Stop jibber jabbering

S3 Ep23 - Stop jibber jabbering

November 17, 2019

Hello, hello and welcome to the award-nominated podcast.

In this Episode, We pick our Am dram shows to go and see in the next fortnight, we talk about the west end shows we have seen and also an awesome interactive map we received from Andrew Stuckey at Ticket source.

No game this week as we have some much to talk about including all the shows that we have seen over the last couple of weeks.

We had our 'Album of the week' from Tom and he chose 'In the Heights', find out what we thought of this album and see who is picked my the spinning wheel next.

We have a community over on Facebook, so please come and join us for a chat. https://www.facebook.com/groups/148894559115729/ 

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The 'It's all an act' Team (Jaz, Lucie, Tom, and Anna)

Intro and Outro Credit - www.Joepurdue.com 

It's all an act Logo - Joe Foskett

Am Dram Shows

Jaz's Choice - https://amdram.community/calendar/event/1353-legally-blonde-auditions/ 
Tom's Choice - https://amdram.community/calendar/event/1328-hidden-stories-a-devised-play/ 
Anna's Choice - https://www.anvilarts.org.uk/whats-on/event/9-to-5-the-musical 
Lucie's Choice - https://amdram.community/calendar/event/1252-it-runs-in-the-family/ 

Top musical in every country in the world Interactive Map - https://www.ticketsource.us/blog/top-musicals-around-the-world 

S3 Ep22 - Whistle through your nose

S3 Ep22 - Whistle through your nose

November 3, 2019

Hello, hello and welcome to the award-nominated podcast.

In this Episode, We pick our Am dram shows to go and see in the next fortnight, we hear Lucie talking about Gareth Gates and Jaz asking who should get paid in an am-dram production?

No game this week as we have some much to talk about including all the shows that we have seen over the last couple of weeks.

We had our 'Album of the week' from Tom and he chose 'Beetlejuice', find out what we thought of this Halloween themed album and see who is picked my the spinning wheel next.

We have a community over on Facebook, so please come and join us for a chat. https://www.facebook.com/groups/148894559115729/ 

So tune in, Join in, have some fun and take a listen.

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Yours From

The 'It's all an act' Team (Jaz, Lucie, Tom, and Anna)

Intro and Outro Credit - www.Joepurdue.com 

It's all an act Logo - Joe Foskett

Am Dram Shows

Jaz's Choice - https://yitc.yolasite.com/ 
Tom's Choice - https://amdram.community/calendar/event/1307-the-vicar-of-dibley/ 
Anna's Choice - https://www.andovermusicaltheatre.co.uk/ 
Lucie's Choice - https://amdram.community/calendar/event/1263-terry-pratchetts-johnny-and-the-dead/ 

Articles

Jaz's Articles - Questions from Russell Brown and Shaun Blake.
Tom's Article - http://www.playbill.com/article/tv-adaptation-of-spongebob-squarepants-musical-will-air-on-nickelodeon 
Anna's Article - http://www.playbill.com/article/broadways-30-longest-running-shows 
Lucie's Article - https://www.whatsonstage.com/london-theatre/news/gareth-gates-star-new-footloose-uk-tour_50246.html?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=30october2019 

S3 Ep21 - Pick up a cat with ghost Tom (Halloween Special)

S3 Ep21 - Pick up a cat with ghost Tom (Halloween Special)

October 20, 2019

Hello, hello and welcome to the award-nominated podcast.

In this Episode, We pick our Am dram shows to go and see in the next fortnight, we hear Lucie searching for twins, Anna wants to know if you have had enough of people putting 'the musical' at the end of shows,
Jaz wants to know if doing a show so close to you makes you a better actor, Tom sitting back and taking it easy this episode (In Ibiza).

As always we play a game and in this episode and it is 'Who's that character?' so come and play with us to see if you can guess before the team does.

We had our 'Album of the week' from Jaz and he chose 'Bugs bunny on Broadway', find out what we thought of this bizarre album. No need to spin the wheel as Tom is up.

We have a community over on Facebook, so please come and join us for a chat. https://www.facebook.com/groups/148894559115729/ 

So tune in, Join in, have some fun and take a listen.

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Yours From

The 'It's all an act' Team (Jaz, Lucie, Tom, and Anna)

Intro and Outro Credit - www.Joepurdue.com 

It's all an act Logo - Joe Foskett

Am Dram Shows

Jaz's Choice - https://amdram.community/calendar/event/1304-proscenium-presents-woman-in-mind/ 
Tom's Choice - https://amdram.community/calendar/event/1323-new-stagers-presents-a-study-in-fear/ 
Anna's Choice - https://amdram.community/calendar/event/1344-sister-act/ 
Lucie's Choice - https://amdram.community/calendar/event/1325-panto-read-through/ 

Articles

Jaz's Articles - https://www.onstageblog.com/editorals/2018/2/23/every-high-school-should-perform-26-pebbles 
Tom's Article - No article as he is sunning himself in Ibiza.
Anna's Article - https://www.thestage.co.uk/opinion/2019/david-benedict-its-time-producers-killed-off-the-musical/?login_to=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thestage.co.uk%2Faccounts%2Fusers%2Fsign_up.popup 
Lucie's Article - https://www.whatsonstage.com/bath-theatre/news/new-musical-identical-parent-trap-nottingham_49957.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=23september2019 

S3 Ep20 - How to improve amateur theatre

S3 Ep20 - How to improve amateur theatre

October 6, 2019

Hello, hello and welcome to the award-nominated podcast.

In this Episode, We pick our Am dram shows to go and see in the next fortnight, we hear Lucie talking about the Elton Johns's new musical, Anna has something BIG to talk about,
Tom is kicking his legs high in a chorus line and Jaz wants to know how to improve west end and amdram theatre.

As always we play a game and in this episode and it is 'Who's that character?' so come and play with us to see if you can guess before the team does.

We had our 'Album of the week' from Anna and she chose 'Oklahoma (2019 broadway cast recording)', find out what we thought of this twist on a classic musical. We spin the wheel to see who is picking the next album.

We have a community over on Facebook, so please come and join us for a chat. https://www.facebook.com/groups/148894559115729/ 

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The 'It's all an act' Team (Jaz, Lucie, Tom, and Anna)

Intro and Outro Credit - www.Joepurdue.com 

It's all an act Logo - Joe Foskett

Am Dram Shows

Jaz's Choice - https://amdram.community/calendar/event/1254-mmcs-presents-42nd-street/ 
Tom's Choice - https://amdram.community/calendar/event/1327-urinetown-the-musical/ 
Anna's Choice - https://cornexchangenew.com/event/made-in-dagenham 
Lucie's Choice - https://amdram.community/calendar/event/1338-dangerous-liaisons/ 

Articles

Jaz's Articles - https://www.thestage.co.uk/advice/the-green-room/2019/green-room-how-can-west-end-theatre-be-improved/ 
Tom's Article - http://www.playbill.com/article/10-part-a-chorus-line-netflix-series-in-the-works-from-ryan-murphy 
Anna's Article - https://www.whatsonstage.com/london-theatre/reviews/big-the-musical-dominion-west-end_49915.html 
Lucie's Article - https://www.pretty52.com/entertaining/news-the-devil-wears-prada-musical-summary-cast-elton-john-20190918?source=facebook 

S3 Ep19 - Bob marley, Pinewood studios and Fake musicals

S3 Ep19 - Bob marley, Pinewood studios and Fake musicals

September 22, 2019

Hello, hello and welcome to the award-nominated podcast.

In this Episode, We pick our Am dram shows to go and see in the next fortnight, we hear Lucie talking about the new Bob Marley musical, Anna has pinewood studio on the brain,
Tom wants us to guess musical in a cryptic way and Jaz is trying to find out who the lady in the Mamma Mia logo is.

As always we play a game and in this episode and it is 'Who's that character?' so come and play with us to see if you can guess before the team does.

We had our 'Album of the week' from Lucie and she chose 'The Phantom of the Opera', find out what we thought of this classic soundtrack. We spin the wheel to see who is picking the next album.

We have a community over on Facebook, so please come and join us for a chat. https://www.facebook.com/groups/148894559115729/ 

So tune in, Join in, have some fun and take a listen.

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The 'It's all an act' Team (Jaz, Lucie, Tom, and Anna)

Intro and Outro Credit - www.Joepurdue.com 

It's all an act Logo - Joe Foskett

Am Dram Shows

Jaz's Choice - https://amdram.community/calendar/event/1306-inspector-drake-and-the-time-machine/ 
Tom's Choice - https://amdram.community/calendar/event/1281-caods-presents-evita/ 
Anna's Choice - https://www.noda.org.uk/whats-on/footloose-1553619742 
Lucie's Choice - https://amdram.community/calendar/event/1332-bothered-bewildered/ 

Articles

Jaz's Articles - http://www.playbill.com/article/searching-for-sophie-who-is-the-girl-in-the-mamma-mia-logo 
Tom's Article - http://www.playbill.com/article/9-fictional-musicals-from-film-tv-every-theatre-fan-should-know 
Anna's Article - https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-49633203 
Lucie's Article - https://www.whatsonstage.com/london-theatre/news/new-bob-marley-musical-2020_49893.html?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=13september2019 

S3 Ep18 - I got 22 musicals, but a play ain’t 1

S3 Ep18 - I got 22 musicals, but a play ain’t 1

September 8, 2019

Hello, hello and welcome to the award-nominated podcast.

In this Episode, We pick our Am dram shows to go and see in the next fortnight, we hear Tom's discovery about Sir Ian McKellan, Anna has some new UK musicals,
Lucie is Six and Jaz has 22 musicals but a play ain't 1.

As always we play a game and in this episode and it is 'Who's that character?' so come and play with use to see if you can guess before the team does.

We had our 'Album of the week' from Anna and she chose '9 to 5 the musical', everyone is back in so we spin the wheel to see who gets to pick the next album,
come and find out what is in store for us all next.

We have a community over on Facebook, so please come and join us for a chat. https://www.facebook.com/groups/148894559115729/ 

So tune in, Join in, have some fun and take a listen.

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The 'It's all an act' Team (Jaz, Lucie, Tom, and Anna)

Intro and Outro Credit - www.Joepurdue.com 

It's all an act Logo - Joe Foskett

Am Dram Shows

Jaz's Choice - https://amdram.community/calendar/event/1330-arms-and-the-man/ 
Tom's Choice - https://www.noda.org.uk/whats-on/west-side-story-youth-production 
Anna's Choice - https://www.noda.org.uk/whats-on/the-wedding-singer-1552426617 
Lucie's Choice - https://www.noda.org.uk/whats-on/rent-school-edition 

Articles

Jaz's Articles - http://www.playbill.com/article/22-broadway-musicals-that-closed-on-opening-night 
Tom's Article - https://www.whatsonstage.com/newcastle-upon-tyne-theatre/news/ian-mckellen-on-stage-les-miserables_49702.html?fbclid=IwAR2NvR1DV8r0aRAPOE3a8NkZVzLdwFiX3tDuMknU5BXgJjPCBO9vuRFBgoc 
Anna's Article - https://www.whatsonstage.com/london-theatre/news/new-musicals-uk-stage-drama_49771.html 
Lucie's Article - https://www.whatsonstage.com/glasgow-theatre/news/six-musical-tour-cast_49810.html?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=5september2019 

S3 Ep17 - No theatre character was harmed in the making of this podcast

S3 Ep17 - No theatre character was harmed in the making of this podcast

August 25, 2019

Hello, hello and welcome to the award-nominated podcast.

In this Episode, We pick our Am dram shows to go and see in the next fortnight, we hear Tom go falsetto, Anna is on Broadway, Lucie is at The Old Vic and Jaz is a BTEC again.

As always we play a game and in this episode and it is 'Who's that character?' so come and play with us to see if you can guess before the team does.

We had our 'Album of the week' from Lucie and she chose 'Six - The Musical', no need to spin the wheel as it is Anna's pick, come and find out what she has in store for us all.

We have a community over on Facebook, so please come and join us for a chat. https://www.facebook.com/groups/148894559115729/ 

So tune in, Join in, have some fun and take a listen.

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Yours From

The 'It's all an act' Team (Jaz, Lucie, Tom, and Anna)

Intro and Outro Credit - www.Joepurdue.com 

It's all an act Logo - Joe Foskett

Am Dram Shows

Jaz's Choice - https://www.noda.org.uk/whats-on/acting-skills-course 
Tom's Choice - https://www.noda.org.uk/whats-on/the-history-boys 
Anna's Choice - https://www.noda.org.uk/whats-on/the-greatest-showman 
Lucie's Choice - https://www.noda.org.uk/whats-on/patricia-cross 

Articles

Jaz's Articles - https://www.thestage.co.uk/news/2019/ten-performing-arts-btecs-cut-as-part-of-government-qualifications-crackdown/ 
Tom's Article - https://www.falsettoslondon.com/ 
Anna's Article - https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Breaking-DIANA-Musical-Will-Open-on-Broadway-in-2020-20190812 
Lucie's Article - https://www.thestage.co.uk/news/2019/old-vic-annex-lambeth-council-3-75m/ 

S3 Ep16 - Smorgasbord

S3 Ep16 - Smorgasbord

August 11, 2019

Hello, hello and welcome to the award-nominated podcast.

In this Episode, We pick our Am dram shows to go and see in the next fortnight, we hear how Tom learns to count, Broadway compared to the west end,
Disney musicals and the Novello Theatre.

As always we play a game and in this episode and it is a debut one-off game named 'Bag that tag' where the team have to guess the show from the tagline,
come and play along and see how many you get right.

We had our 'Album of the week' from Tom and he chose 'Trail to Oregon', we spin the wheel to find out who is up next between the girls and what the album is going to be.

We have a community over on Facebook, so please come and join us for a chat. https://www.facebook.com/groups/148894559115729/ 

So tune in, Join in, have some fun and take a listen.

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The 'It's all an act' Team (Jaz, Lucie, Tom and Anna)

Intro and Outro Credit - www.Joepurdue.com 

It's all an act Logo - Joe Foskett

Am Dram Shows

Jaz's Choice - https://www.noda.org.uk/whats-on/broadway-baby-2 
Tom's Choice - https://peculiarproductions.co.uk/men-at-arms/ 
Anna's Choice - https://www.noda.org.uk/whats-on/surrey-showcase-1554057481 
Lucie's Choice - https://www.noda.org.uk/whats-on/one-day-only 

Articles

Jaz's Articles - https://www.thestage.co.uk/news/2019/cameron-mackintosh-london-penthouse-novello-theatre/ 
Tom's Article - http://www.playbill.com/article/six-continues-international-reign-with-norwegian-cruise-line-engagement 
Anna's Article - http://www.playbill.com/article/which-disney-stage-musical-are-you 
Lucie's Article - https://www.onstageblog.com/editorals/2019/8/5/revealed-the-most-popular-musicals-of-all-time 

S3 Ep15 - A real fire in a bucket

S3 Ep15 - A real fire in a bucket

July 28, 2019

Hello, hello and welcome to the award nominated podcast.

In this Episode, We pick our Am dram shows to go and see in the next fortnight, we talk about Amelie, Judy Garland,
a question form a fan (which we love!) and making a comeback is Anna's top 10.

As always we play a game and in this episode and it is 'Who's that character'.

We had our 'Album of the week' from Jaz and he chose 'Wicked', we spin the wheel to find out who is up next, find out who it is and what the album is.

We have a community over on Facebook, so please come and join us for a chat. https://www.facebook.com/groups/148894559115729/ 

So tune in, Join in, have some fun and take a listen.

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The 'It's all an act' Team (Jaz, Lucie, Tom and Anna)

Intro and Outro Credit - www.Joepurdue.com 

It's all an act Logo - Joe Foskett 

Am Dram Shows

Jaz's Choice - https://www.carltontheatregroup.co/ 
Tom's Choice - https://www.noda.org.uk/whats-on/an-evening-of-ghostly-encounters 
Anna's Choice - https://www.andovermusicaltheatre.co.uk/starlights-sister-act---aug-2019.html# 
Lucie's Choice - https://amdram.community/calendar/event/1288-bring-it-onthe-musical/ 

Articles

Jaz's Articles - A question from Jess Spath.
Tom's Article - https://www.whatsonstage.com/london-theatre/news/amelie-musical-transfer-london-other-palace_49414.html 
Anna's Article - https://www.whatsonstage.com/london-theatre/news/top-10-selling-shows-whatsonstage-june_49431.html 
Lucie's Article - https://www.whatsonstage.com/london-theatre/news/judy-garland-film-renee-zellweger-trailer_49052.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=8july2019