Terri’s Blogs

I blog here several times a week. Generally, on theatre-related matters – including Recommendations from shows I’ve seen recently – and occasionally on more personal subjects. All views are my own.

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  • Joanne Pearce, Ameet Chana & Ian McDiarmid at What Shadows Q&A at London's Park Theatre
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    Podcast and photos: Ian McDiarmid and What Shadows cast on Enoch Powell and THAT speech

Podcast and photos: Ian McDiarmid and What Shadows cast on Enoch Powell and THAT speech

Joanne Pearce, Ameet Chana & Ian McDiarmid at What Shadows Q&A at London's Park Theatre How do we talk to those that we hate? How do we speak across the anger that divides us? Those [...]

  • PlaysDiary_UnknownIsland-LucyLight-Ink-Swallow-WhatShadows_sep17
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    Plays diary: What Shadows, Ink, The Unknown Island, Lucy Light, The Swallow

Plays diary: What Shadows, Ink, The Unknown Island, Lucy Light, The Swallow

Clockwise from top left: What Shadows, Lucy Light, The Swallow, Ink and The Unknown Island. I’ve had a rich few weeks for playgoing. In addition to productions I’ve already written about elsewhere – [...]

  • What has the National Theatre got in store for 2018?
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    Eye on the National: All the 2018 #NTNews announcements & reactions

Eye on the National: All the 2018 #NTNews announcements & reactions

If, like me, you're stuck at your desk today and can't follow the National Theatre 2018 season press briefing quite as closely as you'd like to, I've rounded up all today's key announcements and reactions for you here.

By |3 October 2017|Features, News, Opinion, Plays, Terri's Blog, Theatrical|0 Comments
  • The Cervantes Theatre neighbours the Union in the new Union Yard Arches in London SE1
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    Picture this: My new neighbourhood Cervantes Theatre is a must-visit

Picture this: My new neighbourhood Cervantes Theatre is a must-visit

The Cervantes Theatre neighbours the Union in the new Union Yard Arches in London SE1 Living in SE1 in London, I'm absolutely spoilt for theatres. The South Bank powerhouses of the National Theatre, [...]

By |2 October 2017|Features, Opinion, Plays, Terri's Blog, Theatrical|0 Comments
  • Christopher Tester in Frankenstein and Natasha Killam in The Test
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    Prometheus updated: From Frankenstein to artificial intelligence in The Test

Prometheus updated: From Frankenstein to artificial intelligence in The Test

Christopher Tester in Frankenstein and Natasha Killam in The Test It has been so fascinating to see Arrows and Traps' startlingly fresh adaptation of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, just opened at Brockley Jack Theatre, [...]

By |30 September 2017|Features, Opinion, Plays, Reviews, Terri's Blog, Theatrical|0 Comments

Top #quotes on faith, truth & tolerance from Doubt

Stella Gonet in Doubt at London's Southwark Playhouse There are only a few days left to catch Che Walker's new in-the-round production of John Patrick Shanley's Doubt, which finishes at London's Southwark Playhouse this [...]

By |28 September 2017|Features, Opinion, Plays, Terri's Blog, Theatrical|0 Comments