In this bonus episode Josie and Rosie speak to Joe Murphy, the Artistic Director at The Sherman Theatre. Joe tells us about his career and vision for The Sherman’s future. We chat about recent discussions regarding race and diversity, and Joe gives us insight into the future projects at The Sherman which are entering into this complex discussion. Joe also gives us his view of recent arts funding in Wales and how crucial it is to theatre in Wales.
You can find out more about the upcoming events at The Sherman Theatre at www.shermantheatre.co.uk/homepage/
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