An interview with Amanda Whittington

It’s quite unusual to have two plays by one writer staged at the same theatre simultaneously, yet Amanda Whittington is taking Nottingham Playhouse by storm. On the main stage is My Judy Garland Life, an…

Rehearsals underway for Amateur Girl!

Rehearsals are now in full swing for our new show Amateur Girl and our rehearsal room at Nottingham Playhouse is a hive of activity. Today we are finishing off our technical rehearsals and our team are busy doing what…

Call Out for Young Actors

Fifth Word Theatre and Film City productions will be holding open auditions for young actors to take part in 2 short films to be shot in Derby between August - September 2014. The short films Pride and Tell Me (working…

New Amanda Whittington production for 2013

In 2013 Fifth Word will be working with renowned playwright Amanda Whittington to develop and produce her new play Amateur Girl. Gary says it’s not about glamour no more.  Men want girls in their own home, them who look lik…

Rehearsals underway for Amateur Girl!

Rehearsals are now in full swing for our new show Amateur Girl and our rehearsal room at Nottingham Playhouse is a hive of activity. Today we are finishing off our technical rehearsals and our team are busy doing what…

Bones news and rehearsal photos

Photo by Robert Day Welcome to a little update and peek into the rehearsal room for BONES NATIONAL TOUR. It was over two years ago now that we first read Jane Upton’s script for BONES, handed to us by Esther Richardson w…

Changes to our website

We’ve been busy for the past few months thinking about our online selves. Some of that thinking has resulted in what you are seeing now; a restructured website that doesn’t look too different from what we had before. We wante…

BONES is a Hit!

We’ve been up in bonny Scotland for a couple of weeks now, so we thought it was about time for a little catch up. If you’ve been following us on Twitter and Facebook, then you’ll already have some idea of how well Bones has b…

Help get ‘Bones’ To Edinburgh Fringe!

Fifth Word has a lovely fundraising page for our show Bones – if you could spare us your small change (or more if you’re feeling really generous) it would be greatly appreciated. Perks include free tickets to see the sho…

Bones preview and Edinburgh Festival

Here at Fifth Word HQ, we’re busy preparing for the Edinburgh Fringe. We’re taking a very exciting show called Bones. It’s by new writer Jane Upton who playwriting legend Mark Ravenhill has described as ‘a name to look out for’ an…