Amy Conachan

Wendy Hoose, Soho Theatre - Review

In England, theatre company Graeae is synonymous with theatre that breaks down the barrier between disabled actors and the mainstream. But in Scotland, theatre companies Birds of Paradise and Random Accomplice have made a name for themselves as arguably the leading practitioners of inclusive theatre north of the border. Founded by disabled creatives, their keen eye and the astute taste of their productions have achieved national recognition, and in recent years London theatre-goers has been lucky to have them perform in the capital. In 2014, their play Wendy Hoose briefly appeared at Southbank Centre, but it is now enjoying an extended run in London's Soho Theatre.

Author's review: 
5

Interview: Amy Conachan

Scottish actor, Amy Conachan, talks about her role in Wendy Hoose. Described as an ‘outspoken comedy of bad manners’ by the critics, Johnny McKnight's play for Birds of Paradise and Random Accomplice Wendy Hoose has wowed the critics in Scotland (including Edfringe last year) and is about to open at Soho theatre (Apr 12th-May 7th). I talked to Amy Conachan who plays Laura in this two hander about what happens when things aren’t quite what they at first seem…

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