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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

The Shows Must Go On: Peter Pan Live! reschedules for YouTube streaming this Fri by Terri Paddock

Free-to-view YouTube Channel The Shows Must Go On continues its theatre lockdown weekly schedule with the rescheduled stream of Peter Pan Live!

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Friday, June 12, 2020

NEWS: Wales Millennium Centre closes til Jan with 250 roles affected; touring will suffer ‘for years to come’ by Terri Paddock

Wales Millennium Centre has announced that the venue will remain closed until at least January 2021, due to the devastating impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on the theatre industry. Produc…

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

Webinar video: Are you aware of the privacy risks during and after coronavirus? by Terri Paddock

My packed post-show Q&A schedule came to an abrupt halt in mid-March when theatres across London closed. But I'm adapting and learning to use my skills in new ways in lockdown - and so, …

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Old Red Lion post-show video and photos: What do coronavirus closures mean to fringe theatre? by Terri Paddock

Tuesday 17 March 2020. One of the last theatre performances -for the foreseeable future - in the theatre capital of the world took place at London's Old Red Lion Theatre. A historic, soberin…

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Sunday, March 15, 2020

One Jewish Boy post-show video and photos: How to challenge stereotypes and reduce anti-semitism by Terri Paddock

The UK government's current coronavirus advice is that, with theatres, the show should still go on. I was certainly glad One Jewish Boy, British dramatist Stephen Laughton's brilliant play, …

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Thursday, March 12, 2020

Love, Loss & Chianti post-show video and photos: Can poetry & theatre help deal with grief? by Terri Paddock

Poet Christopher Reid wrote A Scattering after the death of his wife, actress Lucinda Gane, in 2005. Actor Robert Bathurst came across the book while he was grieving for a fatally ill friend…

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New post-show Q&A: Catch The Kite Runner on tour with Terri at Bromley’s Churchill Theatre by Terri Paddock

After two West End seasons, The Kite Runner, an unforgettable theatrical tour de force based on Khaled Hosseini's best-selling novel, embarks on a new UK tour. I catch up with the cast at th…

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

FEATURED SHOW: Why should you see the first London revival of Look Back in Anger in 12 years? by Terri Paddock

Big Boots Theatre's revival of John Osborne's 1956 "kitchen-sink" classic Look Back in Anger is now open at London's White Bear, where it's running until 14 March 2020. How is today's rage c…

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New post-show Q&A: Join Terri for new ‘cancel culture’ black comedy Snowflakes by Terri Paddock

After the Old Red Lion Triptych in March, I'll return to the Islington venue for the world premiere of this darkest of modern comedies, the inaugural production from Dissident Theatre Compan…

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

New post-show Q&A: Join Terri for The Wardrobe Ensemble’s The Last of the Pelican Daughters by Terri Paddock

After their acclaimed West End debut with Education Education Education, The Wardrobe Ensemble return to London with their latest devised show, following an Edinburgh Fringe sell-out and UK …

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Monday, March 9, 2020

New post-show Q&A: Join Terri at Tristan Bates Theatre for In Search of a White Identity by Terri Paddock

As part of the industry-invite, opening night performance of In Search of a White Identity, the first new play developed and produced in association with The Actors Centre, I'll chair a disc…

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Sunday, March 8, 2020

Can I Help You? post-show video and photos: What’s the lasting legacy of the late Philip Osment? by Terri Paddock

Actor, director and prolific playwright Philip Osment passed away last May at the age of 66 after a long respiratory illness. His final play, Can I Help You?, is now receiving its London pre…

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Friday, March 6, 2020

New post-show Q&A: Join Terri for the West End transfer of One Jewish Boy by Terri Paddock

As part of her ongoing post-show talk series, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock chairs a special post-show discussion at the West End transfer of Stephen Laughton's One Jewish Boy, written as a…

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Thursday, March 5, 2020

New post-show Q&A: Join Terri & Robert Bathurst for Love, Loss & Chianti by Terri Paddock

I'm excited to raise a toast to Robert Bathurst and the team behind poetry-inspired Love, Loss & Chianti - and to pay my first visit to the new, purpose-built home for iconic London arts…

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New post-show Q&A: Join Terri for Philip Osment’s last play Can I Help You? by Terri Paddock

As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock heads to London's Omnibus Theatre tomorrow (6 March 2020) for the premiere of Can I Help You?, the final play …

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Macbeth post-show video and photos: Is ‘The Scottish Play’ really cursed? by Terri Paddock

Are you superstitious? The most famous theatrical superstition is, of course, the one about "The Scottish play". Do the cast of Lazarus Theatre's new ensemble production believe in curses? T…

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Sunday, March 1, 2020

Sinners post-show video and photos: Why did Brian Cox want to direct a play about stoning women? by Terri Paddock

I saw Brian Cox and his wife Nicole Ansari acting alongside one another in the premiere of Tom Stoppard's 2006 play Rock 'n' Roll. It was wonderful to talk to them about working together ons…

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Saturday, February 29, 2020

Some Mothers’ Do ‘Ave ‘Em video interview: Was Joe Pasquale made to play Frank Spencer? by Terri Paddock

I laughed my head off watching Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em, and afterwards, got onto the wonderfully kitsch 1970s set myself to interview stars Joe Pasquale and Sarah Earnshaw and writer-direct…

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Friday, February 14, 2020

New post-show Q&A with playwright Simon Stephens: Join Terri for the Old Red Lion’s Nuclear War-led triptych by Terri Paddock

As part of her ongoing series of post-show talks, Mates founder Terri Paddock chairs an unmissable event with leading British playwright Simon Stephens following the first revival of his pla…

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Once The Musical post-show video and photos: Do you believe in destiny? by Terri Paddock

I first fell in love with Once after seeing the original 2007 independent Irish film. Then again when I the Tony Award-winning musical adaptation had its West End premiere in 2013. And now a…

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Saturday, February 8, 2020

Chaplin post-show video and photos: What led to the birth of the Little Tramp? by Terri Paddock

Have you ever seen Charlie Chaplin's classic film The Great Dictator? Eighty years after it was released, it feels terrifyingly current. We get a glimpse of why with the inclusion of its fin…

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Friday, February 7, 2020

The Jury post-show video and photos: How do social biases affect our verdicts? by Terri Paddock

Are you aware of your inherent biases about gender? How much do they affect your judgments about women or men are capable of? What about when it comes to a violent crime? The post The Jury p…

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Friday, January 31, 2020

For the Sake of Argument post-show video and photos: How did Christopher Hitchens inspire this provocative new play? by Terri Paddock

Have you ever been powerfully persuaded by something you've read in a newspaper? Should journalists be held responsibility for the consequences of the articles they write? The post For the S…

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

9 (belated) New Year’s Resolutions (sort of) for theatre bloggers by Terri Paddock

It's still January - just - and Mates founder Terri Paddock has some new year advice for theatre bloggers, pulled together with input from several other Mates. Originally written for and pub…

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

PHOTOS & VIDEO: What can you expect from People Show 137? God Knows… by Terri Paddock

More than 50 years after they were founded in a Soho basement, the UK's longest-running alternative theatre company, People Show, bring their latest devised piece to London. What can you exp…

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Sunday, January 26, 2020

Magic Goes Wrong post-show video and photos: How well do comedy, Mischief and magic mix? by Terri Paddock

As their episodes of The Goes Wrong Show continue to delight television audiences, I was delighted to continue my series of Mischief Theatre talks with a return to the Vaudeville Theatre to …

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Friday, January 24, 2020

WATCH Magic Goes Wrong post-show Q&A: What’s it like working with Penn & Teller… & JJ Abrams? by Terri Paddock

Abracadabra! As their weekly episodes of The Goes Wrong Show continue to delight television audiences, I was delighted to continue my series of Mischief Theatre post-show talks with a return…

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

FIRST LOOK: Eclipse Theatre premiere The Gift juxtaposes Victorian & modern Britain by Terri Paddock

Janice Okoh's new Black history play The Gift juxtaposes a story from Queen Victoria's 19th-century royal circle with the present day. Just opened at Belgrade Theatre, it now transfers to Lo…

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

REHEARSAL PHOTOS: Behind the scenes of the page-to-stage premiere of Crongton Knights by Terri Paddock

Can you stick to the beat? Looks like it's a prerequisite for the cast of the new beatbox-infused adaptation of Alex Wheatle's award-winning 2016 Young Adults' novel Crongton Knights. Sneak …

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Monday, January 20, 2020

Watch COPS’s post-show Q&A: How does a new play feel like a finely minted period revival? by Terri Paddock

To me, COPS, set in 1950s Chicago, comes across as so authentically period that it feels like it must be a finely minted revival. But it's not: it's a new play. Even more surprising then tha…

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Saturday, January 18, 2020

COPS post-show video and photos: What is an “actor’s play” and why are there so few of them? by Terri Paddock

To me, COPS, set in 1950s Chicago, comes across as so authentically period that it feels like it must be a finely minted revival. But it’s not: it’s a new play. Even more surprising then…

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