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Sinners

By |2020-03-01T18:40:41+00:004 March 2020|

In Sinners, a woman is waiting to be stoned to death for adultery. How common is stoning? Where is it legal? What are the political implications for speaking out - or not - against this barbaric practice?

Sinners post-show video and photos: Why did Brian Cox want to direct a play about stoning women?

By |2020-03-04T11:31:58+00:001 March 2020|

I saw Brian Cox and his wife Nicole Ansari acting alongside one another in the premiere of Tom Stoppard's 2006 play Rock 'n' Roll. It was wonderful to talk to them about working together onstage again in a very different capacity of a very different play.

Fanatical Q&A video and photos: How & when did sci-fi geekery became so cool?

By |2020-01-26T22:11:08+00:0021 November 2018|

One of my favourite reviews of Fanatical, the new British musical currently receiving its world premiere season at London's Playground Theatre, opines: "It will remind you why you love whatever it is that you're a fan of".

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.