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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.

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.

How did Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting become a cultural phenomenon? I’m finally ready to immerse myself

By |2020-02-01T23:40:38+00:0028 March 2018|

I first saw Harry Gibson's stage adaptation of Irvine Welsh's Trainspotting in the 1990s when I was a recently-arrived-from-America twenty-something in London.

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.
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