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Salome post-show video and photos: Revisiting Oscar Wilde’s once-banned erotic classic

2 September 2021|

How far are you willing to go to get what you most desire? That’s the question at the bloody heart of Salome. And it’s a question that so fascinates Lazarus Theatre that they’re now having a third go at Oscar Wilde’s provocative 1891 tragedy.

When Darkness Falls post-show video and photos: Are we haunted by ghosts… or something else?

22 August 2021|

Five spine-tingling ghost stories are woven into the action on one stormy night in When Darkness Falls. I discussed them and more things to make you jump with the writer-director and cast at the Park Theatre.

S&S Theatre: How an awards ceremony evolved into a production company

20 April 2021|

Fans of new British musicals will be familiar with The S&S Award, the prize that set out to find and give a professional life to the country's best new unproduced musical. After years of sourcing and developing those rich seams of talent, the awards body is now evolving into S&S Theatre Productions.

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice Zoom Q&As: Writers, director and stars on switching to streaming

27 February 2021|

New British musical The Sorcerer's Apprentice has been five years in the making and, like all new musicals, has overcome myriad obstacles. Covid threw down an additional hurdle shortly before it was due to premiere at London's Southwark Playhouse: another lockdown.

Cases Zoom Q&A: Sending a lockdown love letter to the arts

16 February 2021|

In April 2020, I was due to chair a post-show Q&A at The Other Palace for new British musical CASES. Of course, that run was cancelled due to Covid, but when composer-lyricist Dominic Powell decided to give CASES a new lease of life by recording a studio album, he asked me back to chair a discussion via Zoom.

Webinar video: Are you aware of the privacy risks during and after coronavirus?

7 May 2020|

My packed post-show Q&A schedule came to an abrupt halt in mid-March when theatres across London closed. But I'm adapting and learning to use my skills in new ways in lockdown - and so, I give you my professional webinar debut.

Old Red Lion post-show video and photos: What do coronavirus closures mean to fringe theatre?

18 March 2020|

Tuesday 17 March 2020. One of the last theatre performances -for the foreseeable future - in the theatre capital of the world took place at London's Old Red Lion Theatre. A historic, sobering moment, one of many during the global coronavirus crisis.

One Jewish Boy post-show video and photos: How to challenge stereotypes and reduce anti-semitism

15 March 2020|

The UK government's current coronavirus advice is that, with theatres, the show should still go on. I was certainly glad One Jewish Boy, British dramatist Stephen Laughton's brilliant play, written as a response to rising anti-semitism, did last night.

Love, Loss & Chianti post-show video and photos: Can poetry and theatre help deal with grief?

12 March 2020|

Poet Christopher Reid wrote A Scattering after the death of his wife, actress Lucinda Gane, in 2005. Actor Robert Bathurst came across the book while he was grieving for a fatally ill friend. The aim to stage it became a labour of love.

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