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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.

Q&A photos and podcast: How has theatre helped Soldier On’s veterans recover?

By |2020-02-01T23:46:05+00:0016 March 2018|

I'm pretty certain that my event last night at SOLDIER ON was my largest-ever panel for a post-show Q&A: in total, there were 19 of us, including me. Thank goodness the Playground Theatre had plenty of chairs.

Q&A photos and podcasts: Getting Angry with Philip Ridley, Georgie Henley and Tyrone Huntley

By |2020-02-02T00:19:18+00:0022 February 2018|

Why should we stay angry? Philip Ridley articulated for me what I so often want to say to people who shrug their shoulders about Donald Trump’s latest assault on human decency.

Q&A video and photos: Questioning the point of philosophy with The Soul of Wittgenstein company

By |2020-02-02T00:28:35+00:0016 February 2018|

What’s the point of philosophy? According to Ludwig Wittgenstein, as portrayed in Ron Elisha’s moving and thought-provoking two-hander The Soul of Wittgenstein: “It creates the illusion of knowledge. Which gives one a sense of order."

Rothschild & Sons Q&A podcast and photos: Broadway legend Sheldon Harnick on why the Jewish story must be told

By |2020-02-01T23:58:24+00:001 February 2018|

The Jewish story must continue to be told, Sheldon Harnick told me and a packed house at London's Park Theatre after a performance of Rothschild & Sons, for which he wrote the lyrics to the music by late collaborator Jerry Bock.

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

By |2020-02-01T23:50:47+00:0027 January 2018|

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.

Q&A video and podcast: Commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Nanking massacre at Into the Numbers

By |2020-02-02T00:02:38+00:0011 January 2018|

What an incredibly brave, brilliant and inspiring woman Iris Chang was. What an unimaginably horrific atrocity the Nanking Massacre was. How ashamed I am to have known next to nothing about either before Into the Numbers.
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