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Author: tilknowles

Pop culture commentator/void screamer. Geeky for comedy, podcasts, science fiction, books, comics, television, film and theatre. Til is a freelance writer, aspiring academic and the Melbourne editor of Pop Culture-y.

Elisa Armstrong talks forgetting history, humanising women and the dangers of entertainment for the upcoming Marie Antoinette

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Now spanning over 220 years, the morbid fascination with the “It Girl” of Versailles continues as Heartstring Theatre present the Australian premiere of award-winning playwright David…

‘Having another world that people can dive into helps bring that little bit of magic into our lives’ – Rian Howlett on the Museum of Lost Things

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Where do things go, when they’re lost? To the Inter-dimensional Lost and Found. Performer Rian Howlett has built a world of the inbetween, a fantastical…

‘It’s one of the greatest entrances in musical theatre, without fail’ – Todd McKenney on the absolute joy of playing Frank N’Furter and the outrageous fun of the Rocky Horror Show

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Actor, dancer and, of course, acclaimed singer Todd McKenney is about to take on a role he’s dreamt of since he started performing: Rock Horror Show’s…

‘I borrow from her strength and just keep fighting’ – Tasya Teles on relating to Echo from the 100, developing characters and pizza

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Actress Tasya Teles has a pretty busy schedule right now. Her character Echo has been promoted to series regular on the 100, she’s opened a restaurant…

‘No matter what, there’s a place for you’ – Caitlin Yolland and Rob Lloyd talk about magic and comedy

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Comedians Caitlin Yolland and Rob Lloyd have two shared loves: Harry Potter, and comedy*. From these two passions comes A Brief History of Magic, performed…

‘What better way to entertain people than with human spectacle!’ – Francesco Minniti on making circus accessible in ‘Society’

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Francesco Minniti was lured into circus during his time at Swinburne University. Since his student days, the actor, director, writer and circus performer has devised…