'Talking Heads’ director, Ben Occhipinti, and the Octagon’s Artistic Assistant, Alex Joynes, were granted an interview with Alan Bennett in May. They travelled to London to discuss monologues, the writing process and key influences.
During Captioning Awareness Week, we aim to help raise awareness of captioning within the theatres. Audiences with various forms of hearing loss could have their theatrical experiences transformed by captions and live subtitles. We spoke to our Captioner Claire McIntyre about captioning performances and why it's such an important service for our audiences and to the theatre industry.