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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 video and photos: Bringing Beckett’s Waiting for Godot home after 62 years

By |2020-03-27T15:58:29+00:007 September 2017|

I had my own Godotesque moment to start last night's Waiting for Godot Q&A. The stage was bare. Where were the chairs? Was anyone bringing chairs? How long would we be waiting for chairs? Did such things as chairs exist?

Q&A podcast and photos: What does Marlowe’s Edward II tell us about identity and gay rights?

By |2020-03-27T16:07:26+00:001 September 2017|

The plays may have been written 420-odd years apart, but I was really struck by how many parallels there were between the discussion I hosted last week, to the European premiere of Jordan Tannahill's Late Company, and the one I hosted last night, to Christopher Marlowe's 16th-century classic Edward II.

Q&A podcast and photos: Confronting bullies with the Late Company cast

By |2020-03-27T16:16:48+00:0024 August 2017|

Having heard so many of My Theatre Mates raving about Late Company following its European premiere earlier this year at the Finborough, I was really looking forward to seeing it at Trafalgar Studios. And yet, I still came under-prepared: I didn't bring enough tissues.

From Page to Stage Q&A podcast and photos: How is the international scene changing for new musicals?

By |2020-03-27T17:00:35+00:0015 August 2017|

Two years ago, I chaired the opening night discussion at the third annual From Page to Stage festival of new musicals founded by Aria Entertainment's Katy Lipson. The central question on that occasion was "are we doing enough to nurture new musicals?" And the central answer was no.
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