Welcome to the backstage world of the Albany Theatre, where the dedicated, tea-swigging community of performers, technical crew and volunteers have brought magic to the stage for over eighty years. Meet Angelica singing Annie, Malcolm in the Green Room, and onsite tour guide, Bill, as he shares his love of theatre and the night the theatre served up its finest ever concoction.
Bill Birch, the Deputy Stage Manager - Anthony Miles
Malcolm Maple, the Musical Director - Graeme Rose
Angelica Emerald-Jones, the Star - Amy Kakoura
Backstage at the Albany Theatre was created by Talking Birds
Wordsmith - Liz Mytton
Composer/Co-Artistic Director - Derek Nisbet
Designer/Co-Artistic Director - Janet Vaughan
Co-Director - Tom Roden
Choir Coaching Simon Chalk/Amy Kakoura
Talking Birds General Manager - Philippa Cross
Lauren Coker - Stage Manager
Phil Anthony - Flyman
Febs - Follow Spot Operator
Emma Ward the Tea Lady (HMS Cupcake)
This performance tour was part of Spon Spun Festival 2017 and Heritage Open Days. The tour lasted approximately 40 minutes.
Commissioned for Spon Spun Festival 2017, supported by Arts Council England and Coventry City Council.