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Occasionally, I have time to write about productions where I haven’t chaired a post-show talk and perhaps even thoughts on topics that have nothing to do with theatre. You can find these ramblings here, including my still very popular What I Learned Today series.

1:30 pm24 October 2019

David Walliams on getting the RSC’s ‘stamp of approval’ with The Boy in the Dress musical

By |24 October 2019|Features, Interviews, Musicals, Personal, Regional Theatre, Terri's Blog, Videos|0 Comments

During rehearsals for The Boy in the Dress, I spoke to David Walliams about his inspiration for the original story, his burgeoning career as a children’s writer and how he feels having his work adapted by the RSC.

7:02 pm28 March 2018

How did Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting become a cultural phenomenon? I’m finally ready to immerse myself

By |28 March 2018|Features, Opinion, Personal, Plays, Regional Theatre, Terri's Blog, Touring|0 Comments

I first saw Harry Gibson's stage adaptation of Irvine Welsh's Trainspotting in the 1990s when I was a recently-arrived-from-America twenty-something in London.

9:30 am26 February 2018

WATCH show vlogs: Julius Caesar, Beginning, The Lady With a Dog and Foul Pages

By |26 February 2018|Features, Opinion, Personal, Plays, Reviews, Terri's Blog, Videos|0 Comments

I've been raving about Julius Caesar to everyone over the past few weeks, and particularly the experience of seeing it in the pit of the staggeringly versatile Bridge Theatre.

3:01 pm27 January 2018

WATCH: My thoughts on Mary Stuart, Oranges & Elephants and other #TimesUp shows

By |27 January 2018|Musicals, Opinion, Personal, Plays, Reviews, Terri's Blog, Videos|0 Comments

It’s natural that your reactions to shows are filtered through the prism of the current social and political climate. And savvy theatres, of course, seek to judge the mood and programme accordingly.

7:52 pm23 December 2017

History has its eyes on us all: My joy and sorrow at Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton

By |23 December 2017|Features, Musicals, Opinion, Personal, Politics, Reviews, Terri's Blog|0 Comments

The London cast of Hamilton is led by Jamael Westman and Giles Terera as Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr

11:40 am20 December 2017

WATCH: My thoughts on Off-West End musicals Miracle On 34th Street, The Little Match Girl, The Woman in White and Barnum

By |20 December 2017|Features, Musicals, Opinion, Personal, Reviews, Terri's Blog, Videos|0 Comments

Does this count as a vlogmas? Probably not, but here's my attempt at a theatre diary vlog in any case, which includes two Christmas shows!

9:07 pm5 October 2017

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

By |5 October 2017|Features, Opinion, Personal, Plays, Politics, Reviews, Terri's Blog|0 Comments

Clockwise from top left: What Shadows, Lucy Light, The Swallow, Ink and The Unknown Island. I’ve had a

12:30 pm22 August 2017

My (non-Edinburgh) theatre diary: Salad Days, Mrs Orwell, Boom and Cowboy Rufus

By |22 August 2017|Features, Musicals, Opinion, Personal, Plays, Politics, Reviews, Terri's Blog|0 Comments

Clockwise from top left: Mrs Orwell, Salad Days, Boom and King Cowboy Rufus Rules the Universe It's not