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The Off West End Podcast

The Off West End Podcast

Your guide to everything that's happening Off-West End in London! News, reviews, interviews and a whole load of chat. Head to to see the latest show listings!
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Episode 6. With Francesca Moody & Bradley Hemmings MBE

The Off West End Podcast

Episode 7. With Daniel Ward & Katy Lipson
Tom previews the upcoming Off West End awards on 21st February, and chats to creator of nominated The Canary and the Crow, Daniel Ward, as well as multi-nominated producer and founder of Aria Entertainment Katy Lipson. Plus John Chapman from reviews site 2nd from bottom drops in to talk us through some of the best streaming theatre available to watch now. Links: The Off West End awards on 21st January can be streamed at  All nominations and finalists can be seen here: Rose with Maureen Lipman on Sky Arts: The Poltergeist by Philip Ridley: Viper Squad by Ctl Alt Repeat: Sherlock in Homes by Sharp Teeth Theatre: The Last Five Years by Jason Robert Brown: The Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield: Northern Comedy Theatre:
February 07, 2021
Episode 6. With Francesca Moody & Bradley Hemmings MBE
Tom chats to Francesca Moody, producer of Fleabag, about the Shedinburgh Fringe Festival, and Bradley Hemmings MBE, Artistic Director of the Greenwich & Docklands International Festival. Plus usual reviews and previews of what's coming up around London and online.
August 27, 2020
Episode 5. The Offies!
Recorded before Coronavirus looked quite so menacing. Tom, Steve & Shanine discuss Sinners, The Incident Room, No Show, The High Table, Jekyll & Hyde and Daughter. Then Tom reports live from the Off West End Awards, asking actors some difficult questions while they're busy trying to have a good time. Email the show at
March 13, 2020
Episode 4. With Tarek Iskander, Chaplin, Autoreverse, Crooks and more!
Tom, Ariane and Shanine discuss the latest shows opening across the off west end. Includes reviews of Chaplin: Birth of a Tramp, Autoreverse, Crooks 1926, Musik, Collapsible and Splintered.
February 20, 2020
Episode 3. With Rachel Bagshaw
Tom, Steve & Shanine discuss this week's openings, as well as a look ahead to what's new and exciting in February. Plus an interview with Rachel Bagshaw, director of The Bee in Me at the Unicorn Theatre. Visit for news, listings and ticket information about shows across the city. The Off West End awards are at Battersea Arts Centre on 8th March. Ticket details to be announced soon!
February 05, 2020
Episode 2. With Jez Bond
Tom, Julian and Shanaé chat about shows opening throughout January and February, and Tom meets Jez Bond, Artistic Director of the Park Theatre.
January 25, 2020
Episode 1. Mike Shepherd & Carl Grose
Tom, Ros & Callum chat about Ghost Quartet, High Fidelity, and others; the best shows of 2019 are discussed, and the artistic directors of Kneehigh are here to talk about their new show Ubu! at Shoreditch Town Hall. Contact the show at
December 02, 2019
Trailer! The Off West End Show Starts in December
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November 28, 2019