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About Terri Paddock

"Queen of the post-show Q&A", Terri Paddock is a theatre influencer, panel moderator, event producer, and content and social media marketing strategist with over 20 years’ experience. She founded UK theatre websites WhatsOnStage.com, MyTheatreMates.com and StageFaves.com. She is also the author of two novels: Come Clean and Beware the Dwarfs.

Six Q&A video and photos: Which other historic female figures should get the musical treatment?

By |2020-02-01T22:04:19+00:0012 September 2018|

Adrenaline still pumping as I type this! SIX The Musical was the undisputed hit of this year's Edinburgh Fringe and it's now transferred back to the West End's Arts Theatre for an extended run.

Dust Q&A photos and podcast: Really talking – and listening – to Milly Thomas and Sara Joyce about suicide

By |2020-02-01T22:09:38+00:007 September 2018|

Are we really talking about mental ill health? Or just talking about talking about it? Are we listening - actively listening - to those in need? What stops someone from committing suicide?

Silk Road Q&A video and photos: How DO you buy drugs online? And write a play about it?

By |2020-02-01T22:14:07+00:0014 August 2018|

How do you buy drugs online? What was Silk Road? Could the libertarians on it actually be steering us towards a more humane drug policy? Or is a play about this dark-web marketplace glamourising drugs? What do you do with a bitcoin production donation?

Knights of the Rose Q&A video and photos: Defining the new ‘rockspeare’ genre and celebrating understudies (sort of)

By |2020-02-01T22:26:02+00:0027 July 2018|

Wednesday afternoon, Jennifer Caldwell was working in the box office at the Arts Theatre. That night, with less than three hours' rehearsal, she was onstage playing one of the female leads.

It Happened in Key West Q&A video and photos: But did it ACTUALLY happen? (Yes)

By |2020-02-01T22:34:48+00:0012 July 2018|

Andrew Lloyd Webber came up twice in conversation at last night's post-show for It Happened in Key West. The second pertained to the title of the show when, many years ago, Jeremiah James was first inspired by a late-night television documentary about Carl von Cosel.

Q&A video and photos: Why are we still so fascinated by these Sirens of the Silver Screen?

By |2020-02-01T22:38:02+00:006 July 2018|

If you had to choose just three Hollywood legends to build a theatre show around, who would you choose? For Sirens of the Silver Screen, Beth Burrows selected Judy Garland, Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe.

Pressure Q&A video and photos: How did David Haig come to write and star in a play about unsung Scottish hero and weatherman James Stagg?

By |2020-02-01T22:44:04+00:003 July 2018|

If you'd never heard of the James Stagg before David Haig's latest play Pressure, don't feel bad: neither had he. Haig was approached by director John Dove and Edinburgh's Royal Lyceum Theatre who wanted to create a play about an unsung Scottish hero.