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Robyn Clogg

Stage Manager

What shows or projects have you done with ETT?
Brideshead Revisited, The Weir, Reasons to Stay Alive

Finish the sentence: Touring is important because…
It brings fantastic theatre to regions and audiences that might not have the ability to travel to see shows.

Where is home for you?
County Durham

Where is your home away from home?
London – with friends

How did you bring home with you on tour?
My phone is key – being able to stay connected makes such a huge difference. I like to have a few ‘home comforts’ with me – basic cooking things, a good book and my pillow!

Which city was your favourite to visit on tour with ETT?
Bristol

What gem did you discover on tour with ETT?
Yorkshire sculpture park

What are your touring essentials?
My car (although I do try and travel by public transport if its a long journey), my cool box (for the meals I cooked at home to take with me) and some cooking essentials!

What’s your go-to recipe whilst on tour?
Scrambled egg on toast, or pasta and pesto – can both be made with a microwave and toaster – meaning they can be made at work if your digs aren’t great!

Touring is important because it brings fantastic theatre to regions and audiences that might not have the ability to travel to see shows.

Give touring a chance. As someone who goes on tour, I know it doesn't suit everyone, but it's worth giving it a go and allowing yourself to enjoy it.

What music inspires you?
I listen to just about anything and everything – totally dependant on my mood.

What, for you, makes a good piece of art?
Something that intrigues its audience.

What have been your career highlights so far?
Working on shows that have made a difference to people (notably Reasons to Stay Alive and To Kill A Mockingbird)

If you were cast away on a desert island, which 5 plays would you take with you and why?
To Kill A Mockingbird, A Monster Calls, Blackwatch, The Tempest & The Savage

Please can you tell us what you would say to emerging artists to encourage them to take their work on the road or join an ETT tour?
Give touring a chance. As someone who goes on tour, I know it doesn’t suit everyone, but it’s worth giving it a go and allowing yourself to enjoy it.

Window or aisle seat?
Window.

Favourite way to travel?
Automobile.

If you could have any superpower, which would you choose?
Teleportation.