The Crucible and Lyceum theatres lit up at night
Podcast, 45 mins

Writing for the Crucible Stage – Chris Bush and Ashley Barnes

A podcast exploring the challenges of writing for the different Crucible stages.

In the second of a series of podcasts celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Crucible Theatre, Ashley Barnes, Deputy Head of the Dept of Humanities at Sheffield Hallam University, speaks to playwright Chris Bush about the challenges of writing for the different Crucible stages and the rewards of writing about her home city. Chris is an award winning playwright, whose work for Sheffield Theatres includes Standing at the Sky’s EdgeSteel and The Sheffield Mysteries.

Celebrating 50 years of the Crucible Theatre. 


The Podcast

  • Chris Bush, award winning playwright 
  • Ashley Barnes, Department of Humanities, Sheffield Hallam University


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