• TV Review: The Order

    The latest in a long line of Netflix originals, The Order is a ten-episode horror drama series conceived by Dennis Heaton and starring Jake Manley (Heroes Reborn, iZombie) as Jack Morton, Sarah Grey as Alyssa Drake, and Max Martini (Saving Private Ryan) as Edward Coventry. The show presents an...
  • BEHIND THE SCENES AT NNT: ‘HUMAN ANIMALS’ BY STEF SMITH

    Ahead of its first performance tomorrow night, I had the pleasure to chat with director Joe Strickland about upcoming production Human Animals. A play which, Joe told me, centres around “conflict between different ideologies,” depicting a world in which animals are starting to rise up. An intriguing production which...
  • Behind the Scenes at NNT: ‘Order From Chaos’ by Jonny Khan

    With just two productions left of this year’s season at NNT, we at Impact once again went behind the scenes to catch up with writer and director of Order from Chaos, Jonny Khan. Though a member of the NNT since first year, Order from Chaos is Jonny’s first time writing,...
  • Behind the Scenes at NNT: ‘Esse SA Essay’ by Callum Walker

    This week I had the privilege of sitting in on one of the rehearsals for the new NNT production of Esse SA Essay, written and directed by Callum Walker. The play draws on many sensitive issues and after reading the synopsis for Esse SA Essay, I was unsure what...
  • Behind the Scenes at NNT: ‘Yen’ by Anna Jordan

    I had the exciting opportunity to chat with director Ellen Dennis about Anna Jordan’s Yen. Yen is Nottingham New Theatre’s latest in house production, and debuted on Wednesday 14th November. What attracted you to directing Yen? “After seeing a version of the play at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this summer,...
  • Behind the Scenes at NNT: ‘Heather’ by Thomas Eccleshare

    This time of year is fantastic for any theatre lovers as we yet again are blessed with another show at NNT! Kicking off this week’s productions is drama Heather by Thomas Eccleshare. Here at Impact, we caught up with director Tara Phillips to gain an insight into her thoughts...
  • Timon/Titus @ NNT

    Curiously abstract and startlingly original, Timon/Titus is a savage exploration of the themes of debt and guilt. Based loosely around the Shakespearean tragedies Timon of Athens and Titus Andronicus, this new play presents the audience with a series of stark moral questions, each depicted through multiple layers of outright...