Interview / / Writing: Journalism

Simon Annand: “I’m sorry, I’m not a snapper”

Simon Annand has been photographing actors for over 25 years. His latest book, The Half, is a collection of photos of actors in their dressing rooms, capturing the half-an-hour before they appear on stage. Annand speaks with Chris Hislop about his photography, and the care that goes into working within a usually private space. Simon describes these … Continue reading

Interview / / Writing: Journalism

Interview with Rainer Hersch

Rainer Hersch, musician, comedian and musical comedian, has a very personal connection with Victor Borge. Like Borge, Hersch’s German father came to England without speaking a word of English, and it’s the story of how Borge became who he was that has inspired Hersch’s upcoming production, aptly named Rainer Hersch’s Victor Borge. Now in its … Continue reading

A Fistful of Snow [2009] / Directing/Producing / Interviews / Interviews and Debates

Quick Quiz: Chris Hislop [published on]

Director and co-writer of ‘A Fistful Of Snow’ does the Quick Quiz The actor in this one man show, Danny Alder, who you may previously have seen cropping up in ‘Eastenders’, was named Best Male Performer at the Latest 7 Awards at this year’s Brighton Fringe for his performance in this very play – ‘A … Continue reading