Gloucestershire Entertainment interviews

Explore Gloucestershire Entertainment interviews conducted by the team of journalists at SoGlos - Gloucestershire's leading media brand.

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How performing arts can help children to thrive

From building self-confidence to making friends for life, stage school offers so much more than dance, singing and drama lessons –...

‘It’s a great way to get a feel for exactly what performing and acting is all about’: Meet the student at Stagecoach Performing Arts Cirencester

Fresh off the yellow brick road from her performance in The Wizard of Oz, Lizzi Siddons chats to SoGlos about her experience as a...

‘We bring out the magic in each one of them’: Meet the principal of Stagecoach Performing Arts Cheltenham

From cultivating the next generation of superstars to staging shows at Disneyland Paris, the principal of Stagecoach Performing...

From stage school to The Voice Kids: Meet the student at Stagecoach Performing Arts Cheltenham

Already treading the boards and wowing the nation with her vocals, local rising star, Jemima Penny, chats to SoGlos about her...

David Walliams: If I had a billion pounds to spend today, I’d get a water slide

David Walliams reveals what fans can expect when the live production of his popular book, Billionaire Boy, comes to Cheltenham...

Gaynor Faye: Why I gave up Emmerdale to star in Band of Gold

SoGlos speaks with actress Gaynor Faye about why she quit television to star in the world stage premiere of Band of Gold, before...

Jack Whitehall: What’s in his family WhatsApp and on his Cheltenham rider

Jack Whitehall heads to Cheltenham in November 2019 for his work in progress performances as part of the Stood Up tour.

Dave Gorman: A boring person using PowerPoint doesn’t mean PowerPoint is boring!

After selling out his latest tour, Dave Gorman has added an extra date to Cheltenham. Prepare for the ‘Prince of the PowerPoint’...

Jaymi Hensley: Being on stage is the thing I’ve done the least

Swapping the pop group Union J for the most famous coat in theatre, Jaymi Hensley takes on the role of Joseph, as he and his...

Friendsical cast: ‘We have a huge responsibility to Friends fans’

It’s the stage show we never knew we needed, but as the parody musical _Friendsical_ prepares to open at Cheltenham’s Everyman...

Eddie the Eagle: 'The musical will surprise people who’ve seen my film'

Ahead of his stage debut at the Everyman Theatre in the new musical Fly Eddie Fly, local Olympic legend Eddie the Eagle talks...

Bacon Theatre: Why this theatre is Gloucestershire's underdog

From securing an amazing programme of shows to showing the biggest blockbusters in its cinema, Bacon Theatre in Cheltenham shared...

Chris Fountain: I don’t like my Rain Man Character

Speaking ahead of his new role as Charlie Babbitt in Rain Man, former Hollyoaks star Chris Fountain tells us why he’s not too keen...

Joe McElderry: My new character is just me after four vodkas!

Following a successful run as Joseph, Joe McElderry returns to Cheltenham’s Everyman Theatre to bring Club Tropicana to...

Tweedy: Why he’s leaving clowning behind

Taking on a more challenging and serious role, Gloucestershire’s favourite clown, Tweedy, takes a break from silliness to star in...

Aladdin cast: Why this will be the best Everyman Theatre pantomime yet

Find out how Tweedy is bringing the action closer than ever to the audience, who is practicing their flips, how the panto’s...

Interview with Tom Grennan

Bringing his soulful sounds to headline the stage at Gloucester's Barn on the Farm Festival, Tom Grennan is no stranger to the...

Interview with Joe Lycett

With a huge 93-date tour kicking off this year, a host of television appearances under his belt and a sell-out visit to Cheltenham...

Interview with Gary Lucy

Set to heat things up in Cheltenham, Gary Lucy will be keeping just his hat on during The Full Monty. Ahead of its eagerly awaited...

Interview with comedian Griff Rhys Jones

Talking travel, television and his latest sell-out show, Where Was I?, Griff Rhys Jones talks to SoGlos ahead of his appearance at...

Interview with the maker of Daisy May Cooper’s Swindon Town Dress

It was the most talked about dress on the BAFTA Red Carpet. Daisy May Cooper, one of the stars of the BBC mockumentary This...

Agatha Christie's Love From a Stranger interview

Agatha Christie's thrilling 'whodunwhat' play, Love From a Stranger, is heading to Cheltenham's Everyman Theatre; in this...

Interview with Everyman Theatre's chief executive Mark Goucher

Following his first year at the Everyman Theatre, Mark Goucher talks to SoGlos about West End shows, record-breaking ticket sales...

Interview with American soprano Sofia Troncoso

Ahead of her debut performance at Longborough Festival Opera, SoGlos finds out about the 'ruthless intrigue' of Monteverdi’s...

Interview with The Winslow Boy actor Aden Gillett

A compelling drama with connections to Gloucestershire, The Winslow Boy promises a 'rich theatrical experience'; SoGlos speaks to...

Interview with Daisy May Cooper

It’s been a successful start to the year for Daisy May Cooper; the star of This Country has launched a successful second series of...

Interview with the Watching Out cast at Everyman Theatre

Hailed as a rip-roaring comedy, Watching Out offers innovative and downright hilarious entertainment, as well as being the first...

Interview with Claire Richards from Steps

Pop star by night and school-run Mum by day. Steps’ Claire Richards says she faces the same juggling act as all working parents,...

Interview with Tweedy the Clown

Tweedy the Clown as you've never seen him before; SoGlos talks to the county's favourite entertainer about his new sell-out solo...

Interview with Giffords Circus

Preparing for another sensational summer show, Giffords Circus will delight its ever-increasing following of fans with its eagerly...