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Q&A video and photos: Things are blooming with The Secret Garden at Cirencester’s new Barn Theatre

16 April 2018|

The Barn Theatre's inaugural production of The Secret Garden extended by a fortnight - which very helpfully allowed me to fit another trip to Cirencester and a post-show Q&A into the diary. And I'm so glad.

Q&A video and podcast: How did Miss Nightingale fly into its perfect venue at the Hippodrome?

1 April 2018|

When I chaired my first post-show Q&A at Miss Nightingale a year ago, I thought The Vaults was its perfect home. But now that it's moved to the London Hippodrome, it's obvious" THIS is truly the ideal venue for this lovely original British musical.

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

16 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

22 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

16 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

1 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.

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

11 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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