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Meet the Cast of Snookered

Observations from the rehearsal room as Snookered hits the road

Peter Singh, Anna Carr and Trevor MacFarlane in rehearsals for 'Snookered'

Tamasha Developing Artist Anna Carr has been observing ‘Snookered’ rehearsals. 

It’s the end of the third week of rehearsals, and everybody is gearing themselves for the weekend move up to Oldham.  At the start of this week the rehearsal room was shaken up by the fight director Kevin, who was watching with an eye on the physical stories between the characters.  As an observer, watching the director, and all the actors, I feel placed in a strange, masculine setting and as a real outsider as a female in the room.  Continue reading

Coming up next… ‘Snookered’ by Ishy Din

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Snookered Q&A with writer Ishy Din

Photo of Ishy Din, writer of 'Snookered'

Ishy Din, writer of 'Snookered'. Photo by Keith Pattison

What inspired Snookered? Is it autobiographical at all?

There are certainly parts of it that are autobiographical, I think that to make any character honest and real one needs to put ones own experiences, both emotional and physical, into them but then you also have to make the piece dramatic so once the characters were in place I had to find a journey for each character that would heighten the drama. Continue reading

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