Terri’s Blogs

I blog here several times a week. Generally, on theatre-related matters – including Recommendations from shows I’ve seen recently – and occasionally on more personal subjects. All views are my own.

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  • Beirut post-show Q&A at London's Park Theatre on 14 June 2018. © Anthony Kelly
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    Beirut Q&A video and photos: When is an AIDS play not really about AIDS at all?

Beirut Q&A video and photos: When is an AIDS play not really about AIDS at all?

Beirut post-show Q&A at London's Park Theatre on 14 June 2018. © Anthony Kelly A warning to start: Beirut is not for the prudish. In this two-hander, Robert Rees' Torch starts the evening buck [...]

  • Director Dave Spencer, writer Ruby Lawrence & actors Gemma Yates-Round & Charles Warner at The Yellow Wallpaper post-show Q&A on 13 June 2018. © Peter Jones
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    The Yellow Wallpaper Q&A video and photos: What does a 19th-century American short story tell us about modern misogyny and mental health?

The Yellow Wallpaper Q&A video and photos: What does a 19th-century American short story tell us about modern misogyny and mental health?

Director Dave Spencer, writer Ruby Lawrence & actors Gemma Yates-Round & Charles Warner at The Yellow Wallpaper post-show Q&A on 13 June 2018. © Peter Jones Audience member Jessica McClellan at the Omnibus Theatre [...]

  • The post-show Q&A chaired by Terri Paddock for San Domino at Tristan Bates Theatre on 9 June 2018.
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    Q&A video and photos: Why has Italy largely forgotten what happened at San Domino?

Q&A video and photos: Why has Italy largely forgotten what happened at San Domino?

The post-show Q&A chaired by Terri Paddock for San Domino at Tristan Bates Theatre on 9 June 2018. Before the performance at Tristan Bates Theatre, the 16-strong company of San Domino entertain theatregoers [...]

  • My Schism post-show Q&A  with author-activist-actor Athena Stevens at the Park Theatre. © Peter Jones
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    Schism Q&A video and photos: Talking feminism, diversity, accessibility and toxic relationships with author-actor-activist Athena Stevens

Schism Q&A video and photos: Talking feminism, diversity, accessibility and toxic relationships with author-actor-activist Athena Stevens

My Schism post-show Q&A with author-activist-actor Athena Stevens at the Park Theatre. © Peter Jones Two scratch-your-head stats shared during my post-show Q&A for Schism last night at London's Park Theatre: one, less than five [...]

  • Artistic director Iwan Lewis and Cotswold councillor Joe Harris at the One Minute debate. © Peter Jones
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    One Minute Q&A video and photos: Who’s offended by bad language onstage and why?

One Minute Q&A video and photos: Who’s offended by bad language onstage and why?

Artistic director Iwan Lewis and Cotswold councillor Joe Harris at the One Minute debate. © Peter Jones When I first saw the Barn Theatre revival of Simon Stephens' 2003 play One Minute, the [...]

  • With Mindgame stars Michael Sherwin & Andrew Ryan during the post-show Q&A at the Ambassadors Theatre
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    Q&A podcast and photos: How has Anthony Horowitz lent his support to Mindgame revival?

Q&A podcast and photos: How has Anthony Horowitz lent his support to Mindgame revival?

With Mindgame stars Michael Sherwin & Andrew Ryan during the post-show Q&A at the Ambassadors Theatre A keen audience of Anthony Horowitz fans and super sleuthers last night at Mindgame made for a highly [...]