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?
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
Negotiations seem to be in the news every day - which makes Winner's Curse, conceived by former diplomat and veteran of countless Middle East negotiations Daniel Taub, a highly topical piece. It's co-written by Dan Patterson and stars his long-time collaborator Clive Anderson.
A note in the programme for One Who Wants to Cross cites a sobering statistic: according to the 2020 IOM World Migration Report, the number of international migrants, as of June 2019, had reached almost 272 million.
After my 2019 event to Katharine Farmer's revival of 1980s Wall Street satire Other People's Money, I'm delighted to reunite with the director on another serving of American theatre, this time the UK premiere of an award-winning new play, Carey Crim's Never Not Once.
Are you aware of your inherent biases about gender? How much do they affect your judgments about women or men are capable of? What about when it comes to a violent crime?
For the Sake of Argument post-show video and photos: How did Christopher Hitchens inspire this provocative new play?
Have you ever been powerfully persuaded by something you've read in a newspaper? Should journalists be held responsibility for the consequences of the articles they write?