• Paul Whittington: directing royalty is his crowning glory

    Olivier Award winner Sheridan Smith is “thrilled” to work with him. Acclaimed actor Stephen Graham describes him as “brilliant” because he has “so much passion for what he’s doing”. Both are talking about Paul Whittington, director of a number of high-profile, prestigious television dramas whose recent work includes three episodes of Netflix behemoth The Crown. Not bad for a Nottingham ...
  • Five-star reviews for Chasing a Dream and ebook released

    The reviews have started coming in for Chasing a Dream – and so far everyone who’s reviewed it has given it five stars! Here they are: “Fantastic insight into the highs and lows of trying to realise the dream of top-level professional sport in a fairly small market. Expertly written, a must read, definitely 5 stars.” Paul Morris “As a ...
  • Chasing a Dream: now available!

    It’s here – the new, comprehensive Chasing A Dream, the story of basketball in Derby from 1976 onwards. There’s an exclusive interview with Nick Nurse, head coach of the NBA franchise the Toronto Raptors about how his coaching career began in Derby. Former playcaller Chris Squire reveals that Nurse wasn’t even first choice for the job. There’s a chapter on ...

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By William Shakespeare Derby Theatre 3 to 14 March 2020 No outlandish concept, few gimmicks and a concentration on the text: Douglas Rintoul’s production ...

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