Episode 3 : The Donmar Warehouse

Well, look who it is. It’s me, Warwick Davis, and in this episode of Figureheads, I'm joined by award-winning Stage Director and Artistic Director, Michael Longhurst and Executive Director, Henny Finch, from The Donmar Warehouse theatre. How do you strike that balance between purpose and profit? Is it possible to do the right thing by your business and society at the same time? And how do you make a cast of short actors not look like a cast of short actors? I can explain that last question. Come and have a listen...


Mentioned in this episode:

Teenage Dick, Play by Michael Lew

Richard III, King of England 

Anna Cooper, Casting Director 

Daniel Monks, Actor

Hemiplegia, a condition caused by brain damage or spinal cord injury that leads to paralysis on one side of the body.

Cerebral palsy, a group of disorders that affect a person's ability to move and maintain balance and posture.

Chloe Lamford, stage designer 

Don't Play Me Pay Me, campaign 

Reduced Height Theatre Company

An Inspector Calls, play by J. B. Priestley

See How They Run, play by Philip King

Eric Potts, actor, writer and director

Blindness, novel by José Saramago

Juliet Stevenson CBE, Actor 

Professor Hannah Thompson, academic and professor of French and critical disability studies

Lord Chris Smith, former Culture Secretary

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