in conversation with Martin Daniels
Ardent Theatre Company talks with actor Martin Daniels about his experience working in Repertory Theatre during the 50s. Find out about the origins of Rep, how it ran, what it was like for an actor and about Martin's role in the ominous 'Creep Shadow Creep'!
About Martin Daniels
Martin worked as an actor and lecturer for over 40 years in theatre, TV and film. During the 1950s he spent the majority of his time working in Repertory Theatre across the UK. The following timeline highlights some of the key venues and plays he was involved with:
1953 Little Theatre, Southport.
1953-54 Central School of Speech and Drama.
1954 -55 Buxton Playhouse,
The Seven Year Itch.
1955 Theatre Royal, St Helens
1956 Her Majesty’s Theatre, London,
The Tea House of the August Moon,
Creep Shadow Creep,
The French Mistress.
1957 Theatre Royal, Nottingham.
1957 Playhouse Theatre, Liverpool.
1958 Playhouse Theatre, Perth.
1958 Empire Theatre, Peterborough.
1959 Scala Theatre, Southport.
This event took place on Wednesday 28th September 2016 at Westminster Reference Library, 35 St. Martin's Street, London WC2H 7HP.
In Conversation is a series of informal discussions where we celebrate the unheard voices of theatre.