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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.

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.

Q&A podcast and photos: How has Anthony Horowitz lent his support to Mindgame revival?

By |2020-02-01T23:01:14+00:0023 May 2018|

A keen audience of Anthony Horowitz fans and super sleuths last night at Mindgame made for a highly revealing post-show Q&A. How many set secrets did we correctly identify?

The Swallow Q&A video and photos: How do homophobia and grief translate?

By |2020-02-01T23:12:03+00:009 May 2018|

Spanish playwright Guillem Clua had to cancel his flight to London to attend last night's performance of his acclaimed two-hander The Swallow at the Cervantes Theatre - so he skyped in for the post-show Q&A.

The Big Things Q&A photos and podcast: How can theatre better raise awareness about autism?

By |2020-02-01T23:15:51+00:0029 April 2018|

The Big Things, at Barons Court Theatre, brings us into the world of Grace who, after meeting and falling in love with Malcolm and becoming a parent, is diagnosed with autism.

Q&A video and photos: Discussing racism & representation at Rasheeda Speaking

By |2020-02-01T23:22:16+00:0026 April 2018|

What a provocative play and post-show discussion! Are we all racist? How different are racial relations in 21st-century America versus Britain? How do we get more unheard voices onstage?