I started my post-show talk for Kali Theatre's premiere of Phantasmagoria by asking the audience about their thoughts on politics today, including: are you feeling largely optimistic or pessimistic about the future?
My admiration for Emma Burnell knows no bounds. I followed her as a political journalist for years before becoming friends through MyTheatreMates. I've been amazed to watch her turn her hand to playwriting, producing, directing and now performing.
In Lazarus Theatre's new reimagining of Jacobean drama The Changeling, adapter/director Ricky Dukes has taken his usual scalpel to the original text. In this case, losing the entire subplot set in an asylum.
Flowers for Mrs Harris post-show video and photos: What’s your version of Ada’s Christian Dior dress?
What do you covet so much that you would work yourself, save and sacrifice for years, just for the chance of making the prized possession yours?
Dr Theatre came to the rescue at the White Bear Theatre for the London run of Am I Irish Yet?, the acclaimed one-woman show written and performed by Kate Kerrigan
How many post-show Q&As conclude with a discussion of worst-nightmare torture methods? A dark but hilarious first for me with my event at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre for The Shatter Box, the latest bold new play from resident company Proforca Theatre.
In my first West End post-show Q&A for The Way Old Friends Do last month, director Mark Gatiss was asked for his thoughts on the actors who bring to life his husband Ian Hallard's new comedy about the world's first ABBA drag tribute band. At the follow-up session last night, we got to hear what the cast thinks of Mark!
In a note in the programme, Dumbledore Is So Gay author Robert Holtom admits that, while growing up in the UK in the Noughties, they could have never imagined writing the acclaimed queer coming-of-age comedy.
The Way Old Friends Do post-show video and photos: Ian Hallard & Mark Gatiss on working together onstage & off
In the first of my post-show Q&As for the West End premiere of The Way Old Friends Do, with writer and star Ian Hallard and director Mark Gatiss, it felt like ABBA's Agnetha, Björn, Benny and Anni-Frid were with us in spirit.
Teens were involved at every stage of the development of coming-of-age comedy SHEWOLVES. That was our jumping-off point for a wider discussion about theatre for, with and about young people.