Dickens, Puppets & Pinter with Hilary Bell
In this episode, I chat with Australian playwright Hilary Bell. Ahead of the opening of her brand-new version of A Christmas Carol, Hilary shares her tips for writing an adaptation and talks about her modern-day treatment of Dickens' immortal classic. We also discuss the use of puppetry in Hilary's chilling play, Splinter, and Summer of Harold, three stories that intertwine to take us on a hilarious, poignant and magical journey at Sydney's Ensemble Theatre in September 2023.
“I've always looked for different ways to collaborate. I find it so inspiring working with people from different aspects of theatre-making, and seeing what happens when we all bring our ideas together.” - Hilary Bell
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- Visit Hilary’s website
- Visit the 7-On blog
- Book tickets for A Christmas Carol at Ensemble Theatre
- Hilary's plays at Currency Press
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