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Occasionally, I have time to write about productions where I haven’t chaired post-show talks 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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!

1:10 pm7 November 2017

Acts of theatre resistance: Insignificance, The Lorax, Young Marx, Imagine This, Bernarda Alba

7 November 2017|Features, Musicals, Opinion, Personal, Plays, Reviews, Terri's Blog|

Clockwise from top left: Young Marx, The House of Bernarda Alba, Insignificance, Imagine This & The Lorax Understandably,

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