Kevin Egan (Senior Lecturer in Drama & Contemporary Performance) interviews Michael Pinchbeck (Reader in Theatre at Manchester School of Theatre). Michael is a writer, director and theatre maker. He was commissioned by Nottingham Playhouse to write The White Album (2006), The Ashes (2011) and Bolero (2014), premiering at Nottingham Playhouse before touring Bosnia & Herzegovina and Kosovo supported by the British Council. His work has been selected for the British Council’s Edinburgh Showcase. He recently co-edited Staging Loss: Performance as Commemoration for Palgrave Macmillan and Acts of Dramaturgy: The Shakespeare Trilogy for Intellect.