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Thursday, July 20, 2017

New post-show Q&A: Songwriters’ showcase opening From Page to Stage festival by Terri Paddock

As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock will help open the fifth annual From Page to Stage season of new musicals with an opening night panel debate …

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Monday, July 17, 2017

Q&A photos and video: Monkeying around with nose flutes at King Kong by Terri Paddock

Before I attended King Kong, Daniel Clarkson‘s bonkers stage parody of the 1933 film classic, last week at The Vaults, I never knew there was such a thing as a nose flute. Now I will n…

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

New post-show Q&A: Join Terri to talk to I Loved Lucy’s author & stars by Terri Paddock

Mates co-founder Terri Paddock will talk to the author, director and stars of Lee Tannen's hit bio-play I LOVED LUCY, returning for a third London season by popular demand, after the perform…

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Q&A podcast and photos: How new British one-man musical Superhero took flight by Terri Paddock

How many creatives does it take to make a one-man musical? The answer can be “quite a few”. And that it is in the case of SUPERHERO, the British one-man – or rather R…

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Monday, July 3, 2017

My theatre diary: West End Live, Lady Day, Hamlet and Quentin Dentin by Terri Paddock

My theatre week last week started and ended with musicals. My partner Peter and I rushed back from our – rather too work-filled – fortnight in Mallorca just in time for West End …

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Thursday, June 29, 2017

New post-show Q&A: Join Terri to talk bananas at KING KONG comedy by Terri Paddock

Mates co-founder Terri Paddock will talk to the author, director and cast of this world premiere comedy stage adaptation of KING KONG at London's Vaults Theatre on Wednesday 12 July 2017. Go…

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Rotterdam Q&A podcast: From Theatre503 to Oliviers & London Pride by Terri Paddock

Just 11 months after I chaired my first post-show talk for Jon Brittain's Rotterdam - then at Trafalgar Studios for its West End premiere - and so much has changed.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

New post-show Q&A: Join Terri to talk to new Superhero musical’s creators by Terri Paddock

As part of her post-show Q&A series, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock will talk to the creators and star of new "one-dad" musical Superhero, premiering at London's Southwark Playhouse, af…

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Saturday, June 10, 2017

Q&A podcast and photos: Talking prison lessons with Held‘s writer, director and stars by Terri Paddock

What’s the most important lesson in a prison ‘education’? HELD is a hard-hitting new British prison drama exploring the broken lives of five inmates, including two young of…

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

New post-show Q&A: Join Terri to talk to HELD’s writer, director & cast by Terri Paddock

Mates co-founder Terri Paddock will talk to the author, director and stars of uncompromising prison tale HELD at London's Tristan Bates Theatre on Saturday 10 June 2017. Got any questions?

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

My Waiting for God interview series: Leading man Jeffrey Holland by Terri Paddock

I was recently hired by the producer of Waiting for God to interview the show’s stars and writer as it embarks on a major UK tour. Here’s the first in a three-part series. Wait…

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Q&A podcast and photos: Lessons in kindness and comedy on Fried Meat Ridge Rd. by Terri Paddock

I had a hunch that this would be an especially amusing post-show Q&A and the company and audience of American hillbilly comedy Out There on Fried Meat Ridge Rd., now transferred to the W…

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My Waiting for God interview series: Leading lady Nichola McAuliffe by Terri Paddock

I was recently hired by the producer of Waiting for God to interview the show’s stars and writer as it embarks on a major UK tour. Here’s the first in a three-part series. Wait…

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Monday, May 8, 2017

My Waiting for God interview series: Writer and creator Michael Aitkens by Terri Paddock

I was recently hired by the producer of Waiting for God to interview the show’s stars and writer as it embarks on a major UK tour. Here’s the first in a three-part series. Wait…

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Sunday, May 7, 2017

Q&A photos and podcast: Swinging Sixties-style with new musical Pete ‘n’ Keely by Terri Paddock

A string of hits, a cast of two, ‘Forever Plaid’ meets ‘I Do, I Do’. James Hindman‘s 2000 Off-Broadway musical two-hander Pete ‘n’ Keely gets its European premiere at Trist…

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Q&A photos and podcast: Why has James Shirley’s The Cardinal been overlooked since the 17th century? by Terri Paddock

James Shirley‘s 1641 tragic masterpiece THE CARDINAL, one of the last plays staged in England before Oliver Cromwell’s ban on theatre, this month receives its first major product…

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

New post-show panel debate: Terri hosts discussion on misogyny at The Taming of the Shrew by Terri Paddock

As part of her post-show Q&A series, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock will host a post-show panel discussion on feminism and misogyny onstage following Lazarus Theatre's re-imagining of S…

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Monday, April 24, 2017

New post-show Q&A: Join Terri for the Euro premiere of Off-Broadway musical Pete ‘n’ Keely by Terri Paddock

Mates co-founder Terri Paddock will talk to the director and stars of the European premiere of Off-Broadway musical comedy after the matinee on Saturday 2 May 2017. Got any questions?

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My theatre diary: Guards at the Taj, Junkyard, Waiting for God and Sea Fret by Terri Paddock

Here’s a round-up of productions I’ve seen it recent weeks which I haven’t already covered in Press Passes (do please dance your way as soon as you can into seeing both An …

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Sunday, April 23, 2017

Inspired by David Baddiel: My top ten most highly trolled tweets by Terri Paddock

As a Twitter geek, one of the things I enjoyed most about David Baddiel‘s latest one-man show My Family: Not the Sitcom, which is now enjoying its second West End run at the Playhouse …

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

New post-show Q&A: Join Terri to talk to Fried Meat Ridge author & cast by Terri Paddock

Mates co-founder Terri Paddock will talk to the author and star of cult hit American comedy Out There on Fried Meat Ridge Rd. and other company members on Tuesday 9 May 2017. Got any questio…

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Sunday, April 16, 2017

What if The Life characters met their peers in Guys & Dolls & 42nd Street? by Terri Paddock

One little postcode in New York City has been attracting a lot of stage real estate in London in recent years: the blocks around Times Square. The area is, of course, well known to theatre l…

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Friday, April 14, 2017

Photos, video & podcast: Creating a musical out of wartime prejudice in Miss Nightingale by Terri Paddock

What a great way to get the Bank Holiday weekend off with a swing. Last night, I hosted a post-show Q&A at MISS NIGHTINGALE. This original British musical is now in its sixth iteration &…

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

New post-show Q&A: Join Terri to talk to the director & cast of The Cardinal by Terri Paddock

Mates co-founder Terri Paddock will talk to the director and company of rarely seen 17th-century tragic masterpiece THE CARDINAL on Thursday 23 February 2017. Got any questions? Book tickets…

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Press Pass: Semi-staged or semi-acted? Reviews of Carousel at ENO by Terri Paddock

After successes with Sunset Boulevard and Sweeney Todd, English National Opera continues its annual headline-grabbing foray into musical theatre with Rodgers & Hammerstein’s C…

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Press Pass: All the 42nd Street overnight reviews (& Kate Middleton pics) by Terri Paddock

The second massive New York import in less than a month, 42nd Street brought its lullaby of Broadway to the Theatre Royal Drury Lane last night. In addition to their transatlantic journeys, …

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

New post-show Q&A: Join Terri to talk to the creators of Miss Nightingale by Terri Paddock

When: April 13, 2017 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm Where: The Vaults (Launcelot Street entrance), Leake St, Lambeth, London SE1 7NN, UK Homegrown musical MISS NIGHTIN…

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Sunday, April 2, 2017

Bra-waving, toe-tapping and female solidarity: The Girls and Stepping Out by Terri Paddock

If you’re seeking life affirmation, celebrations of female solidarity (of a quintessentially British variety) and general uplift, my two current West End recommendations that tick all …

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Friday, March 31, 2017

Q&A photos and podcast: A return to Brechtian politics via The Caucasian Chalk Circle by Terri Paddock

What would Bertolt Brecht have made of Donald Trump? Brecht’s “epic theatre” was sparked by the rise of Nazism in 1930s Germany. Many pundits have likened the political per…

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Take two: Tom Stoppard’s Rosencrantz & Travesties, plus future fantasy casting by Terri Paddock

I’m pleased that the Old Vic has added a week to the run of its 50th anniversary production of Tom Stoppard‘s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, now booking until 6 May R…

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Press Pass: Everything you need to know about An American in Paris by Terri Paddock

Here’s what London is crying out for: an escape to Paris. And not the Paris of Marine Le Pen or any other modern foes and woes, but the sumptuous Hollywood Golden Age version now burst…

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