Thomas Holloway's #MR.SIMONSAID - an 'unsettlingly well-observed', yet darkly humorous, exploration into the greyer areas of sexual harassment - gets its London premiere at Tristan Bates Theatre. I'll chair a press night post-show Q&A.
In Search of a White Identity (postponed)
As part of the industry-invite, opening night performance of In Search of a White Identity, the first new play developed and produced in association with The Actors Centre, I'll chair a discussion about both the play and the theatre's future plans.
Post-show video and photos: Wrestling with absurdism, anthropomorphism & coercive control in Mites
A philosophising cat, a famished dog and a family of mites all make appearances - and strong impressions - in Mites, a new play by young British playwright James Mannion, written in the best traditions of the Theatre of the Absurd.
Half Me, Half You Q&A video and photos: It’s not easy to talk about racism & hate crime, but it’s necessary
Did seeing fascist Tommy Robinson denouncing Muslims and immigrants on a big screen in Whitehall terrify you? What are the long-term consequences of today's political rhetoric in Trump's America and Brexit Britain?
Do You Love This Planet? Q&A video and photos: Philosophy, individual responsibility and climate change
How often do you ask yourself this question: Do you love this planet? No, but seriously, do you really love this planet? How much?
‘I walk around naked a lot more’: Video and photos from all-female Nuns Q&A
I started this past weekend in a room full of wonderful, talented and inspiring women (and some great male allies) at London's Tristan Bates Theatre chairing a BOSSY all-female panel after a performance of Robert Luxford's Nuns.
Q&A video and photos: Why has Italy largely forgotten what happened at San Domino?
Before the performance at Tristan Bates Theatre, the 16-strong company of San Domino entertain theatregoers in the bar with some jaunty patriotic songs, with which they lead them into the auditorium.
Q&A photos and podcast: Putting the accent on authenticity in The Gulf
Getting the accents for lovers Kendra and Betty just right is indicative of the overall authenticity achieved in Matthew Gould's production.
Making musical history: Privates on Parade, Ordinary Days and The End of History
Clockwise from top: Privates on Parade, Ordinary Days and The End of History
Q&A podcast and photos: What does Marlowe’s Edward II tell us about identity and gay rights?
The plays may have been written 420-odd years apart, but I was really struck by how many parallels there were between the discussion I hosted last week, to the European premiere of Jordan Tannahill's Late Company, and the one I hosted last night, to Christopher Marlowe's 16th-century classic Edward II.