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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.

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.

The Yellow Wallpaper Q&A video and photos: What does a 19th-century American short story tell us about modern misogyny and mental health?

By |2020-02-01T22:49:13+00:0014 June 2018|

Audience member Jessica McClellan at the Omnibus Theatre tweeted that last night's post-show discussion for The Yellow Wallpaper was "deep AF".

Q&A video and photos: Why has Italy largely forgotten what happened at San Domino?

By |2020-02-01T22:50:39+00:0010 June 2018|

Before the performance at Tristan Bates Theatre, the 16-strong company of San Domino entertain theatregoers in the bar with some jaunty patriotic songs, with which they lead them into the auditorium.

Schism Q&A video and photos: Talking feminism, diversity, accessibility and toxic relationships with author-actor-activist Athena Stevens

By |2020-02-01T22:53:01+00:001 June 2018|

Two scratch-your-head stats shared during my post-show Q&A for Schism last night at London's Park Theatre: one, less than five percent of the UK population has dated someone with a disability.

One Minute Q&A video and photos: Who’s offended by bad language onstage and why?

By |2020-02-01T22:57:35+00:0027 May 2018|

When I first saw the Barn Theatre revival of Simon Stephens' 2003 play One Minute, I was struck by the stunningly assured direction of Barn artistic director Iwan Lewis making his directorial debut.
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