Episode 3: Aoife Spillane-Hinks


Thursday 24 November 2011

It’s been a fairly meteoric rise for the brilliant Aoife Spillane-Hinks since she arrived on these shores from the United States, from Rough Magic’s Seeds programme, to the Gate Theatre, to forming her own company with actress Maeve Fitzgerald, to returning home to Rough Magic to direct their smash-hit “Plaza Suite.” She discusses her time at Harvard, how she established herself so quickly as one of our most exciting directors, the role of women in Irish theatre, and forthcoming plans for a Shakespeare mini-festival.

Episode 1: Peter Daly

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Thursday 10 November 2011

Widely regarded as the nicest man in Irish theatre, we caught up with the ever-smiling Peter Daly to chat about breaking into the business, leaving behind a lucrative accountancy career, his ongoing relationship with Rough Magic, his campaigning for NCFA, and getting naked with Tadhg Murphy. Episode 1 of the Rise Productions podcast is now online, Enjoy!