Post-Show Drinks, a musical theatre podcast showcasing actors from the West End and beyond.

In this episode, Connor and Catherine sit down with West End star Rebecca Lock.

We speak about Rebecca’s time in the National Youth Music Theatre to her training at Central School of Speech and Drama. We speak about her variety of West End credits including Carlotta Giudicelli in Phantom of the Opera, Kate Monster in Avenue Q and Mrs Fleming in Heathers. We also speak about her time as Lilli Vanessi in Kiss Me, Kate, at the Sheffield Crucible.

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Show notes:

0:00 – 3:44 – Rebecca starts off by telling us about playing the role of Mrs Fleming in Heathers. From the workshop to the Theatre Royal Haymarket we speak about her whole Heathers story.

3:45 – 11:59 – Where did it all begin? Rebecca started off her career in the National Youth Music Theatre and we hear more about her earlier shows. From NYMT to then doing her degree at Central School of Speech and Drama.

12:00 – 18:29 – We speak about auditions and how Rebecca approaches the process. She tell us more about her audition for Oliver! at the Sheffield Crucible.

18:30 – 18:29 – Rebecca tells more about her time as Lilli Vanessi in Kiss Me, Kate, at Sheffield Crucible and how she find out she got the job.

25:20 – 34:29 – We learn more about Rebecca’s time as Carlotta Giudicelli in Phantom of the Opera and how different her voice prep was compared to her previous role as Kate Monster in Avenue Q. 

34:30 – 41:15 – Rebecca tells us about her dream role and how she would sum up her career to date. We also briefly speak about her inspirational instagram posts and “Good Morning Scott”.

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