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7th August 2020

‘A memorable contribution to online theatre’: MOMENT OF GRACE – Backstory Ensemble – The Actors Centre (Online review) - John Chapman
SHED-ule online - Thom Dibdin
William Goldman on writing - Aleks Sierz
‘There will always be a home here for artists’: Iris Theatre’s Summer Festival – interview - Justin Murray
‘The cast is quick-witted, inexhaustible & absolutely hysterical’: Shake it Up: The Improvised Shakespeare Show – New Normal Festival ★★★★★ - Luca Molinari
Moment Of Grace/Watching Rosie (Online review) - John Chapman
REVIEW: Alice in Lockdown (Heartbreak Productions) at Brighton Open Air Theatre - The Family Stage

6th August 2020

News: Damsel Outdoors takes over London as dates and locations announced - Kirsty Herrington
News: Charles Court Opera to present an outdoor staging of their Offie Best Opera award-winning ‘H.M.S. Pinafore’…and more - Kirsty Herrington
News: New Wolsey Theatre cancels current programme including panto - Kirsty Herrington
News: Cast announced for Kander & Ebb musical revue The World Goes Round at the Barn Theatre - Kirsty Herrington
NEWS: Cast Announced for Kander & Ebb Musical Revue ‘The World Goes Round’ - The Family Stage
News: A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story Rescheduled to 2021 - Kirsty Herrington
The Sunday Art Club announces new dates - Kirsty Herrington
News: Theatre Producer Portal launches to connect an industry of creatives - Kirsty Herrington
News: Katy Lipson and Mathilde Moulin present UK premiere of C-o-n-t-a-c-t – a socially distanced outdoor experience - Kirsty Herrington
News: The King’s Panto, Sleeping Beauty, postponed to 2021 - Kirsty Herrington
News: Michael Morpurgo to make guest appearance at Barnfest Outdoor Theatre Festival - Kirsty Herrington
Edinburgh Venues’ £1.7m Covid funds - Thom Dibdin
New opportunities in the world of Zoom Zj-ing - Chris Grady
‘Poignant, hilarious, smart & wishful’: THE HOUSE THAT SLIPPED – Teatro Vivo (Online review) - Shanine Salmon
Review Round Up: Folklore by Taylor Swift - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: UK premiere of socially distanced outdoor experience C-o-n-t-a-c-t will open in London - Press Releases
NEWS: Pentameters Launches Fundraising Campaign - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Whitechapel Gallery Announces Autumn 2020 Exhibitions - Emma Clarendon
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story Rescheduled to 2021 - Fairy Powered Productions
‘IN THE WINGS’ RETURNS FOR A SECOND SERIES - Fairy Powered Productions
Katy Lipson and Mathilde Moulin present UK premiere of C-o-n-t-a-c-t a socially distanced outdoor experience - Fairy Powered Productions
FEATURED SHOW: The ★★★★★ reviews are in for “outstanding” Moment of Grace - Featured Content
Measure For Measure (Online review) - John Chapman
Moment of Grace - review - Kate Gould
Scrounger - Aleks Sierz

5th August 2020

Threat to King’s refurb - Thom Dibdin
Back at the theatre at last...to see socially distanced stand up comedy at Battersea Arts Centre - Rev Stan
NEWS: Abdul Shayek is announced as the new artistic director of Tara Arts - Press Releases
The House That Slipped, Online - Shanine Salmon
‘Creative activities are really important in helping kids release their emotions’: Golden Toad Theatre’s Caroline Wigmore & Jen Green on their latest project - Kirsty Herrington
Fest of Theatre for 2021 - Thom Dibdin
‘Beautifully conveys its emotional & political charge’: SCROUNGER – Finborough Theatre (Online review) - Aleks Sierz
Place Prints: 5 – 8 (Online review) - John Chapman
Theatre Producer Portal launches to connect an industry of creatives - Fairy Powered Productions
King’s Panto cancelled - Thom Dibdin
Sleeping Beauty, The King’s Panto Rescheduled until 2021 - Fairy Powered Productions

4th August 2020

NEWS: Michael Morpurgo to Make Guest Appearance at Barnfest - The Family Stage
Love London Love Culture’s Guide to UK Theatre Tours for 2021 - Emma Clarendon
‘Verbatim theatre with a twist’: It’s True. It’s True. It’s True: Artemisia On Trial – Breach Theatre (Online review) - John Chapman
Consequence - Thom Dibdin
NEWS: Maiya Quansah-Breed, Courtney Stapleton & More Announced for Dominic Powell Virtual Concert - The Family Stage
News: Abdul Shayek announced as new Artistic Director of Tara Arts - Kirsty Herrington
News: New podcast, The Portal, announced - Kirsty Herrington
News: Phoebe Waller Bridge among Underbelly stars to offer rewards in new fundraising campaign to support artists - Kirsty Herrington
Shedinburgh Culture - Thom Dibdin
News: BFI Southbank announces reopening programme for September 2020 - Kirsty Herrington
News: Andrew Patrick-Walker, Maiya Quansah-Breed, Courtney Stapleton and more announced for The Barn Theatre Presents: The Music of Dominic Powell - Kirsty Herrington
News: Spun Glass Theatre releases Theatre Search early in response to Covid-19 - Kirsty Herrington
News: The winning song from the search for A Song For Our Time is announced - Kirsty Herrington
Lights Shine On for EIF - Thom Dibdin
‘Adds some dynamism’: THE SECRET LOVE LIFE OF OPHELIA – Greenwich Theatre (Online review) - Maryam Philpott
It’s True. It’s True. It’s True: Artemisia On Trial (Online review) - John Chapman
Janie Dee and Joanna Riding reunite for outdoor staging of A Little Night Music, Continue Reading - Lisa Martland
September launch for new web series The Theatre Channel, Continue Reading, September launch for new web series The Theatre Channel - Lisa Martland
Musical theatre stars to headline London Coliseum concert series, Continue Reading, Musical theatre stars to headline London Coliseum concert series - Lisa Martland

3rd August 2020

A Stagey Guide to Singing... Rachel Tucker | Interview - Olivia Mitchell
‘Couldn’t be more timely’: PLACE PRINTS 1-4 (Online review) - John Chapman
VOICES OF THE WEST END – Phantoms lift the roof off and bring back live theatre! - Fairy Powered Productions
VOICES OF THE WEST END – Phantoms lift the roof off and bring back live theatre! - Fairy Powered Productions
The Secret Love Life of Ophelia – Greenwich Theatre Online - Maryam Philpott
‘Every element of the story beautifully unfolds’: MOMENT OF GRACE – Backstory Ensemble – The Actors Centre (Online review) ★★★★ - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Return of indoor performances delayed until 15 August 2020 - Press Releases
Could Welsh and Scottish teams join the Premier 15s? - Matt Merritt
As You Like It (Online review) - John Chapman
Writing for nothing? on writing for fun. - Emily Garside

2nd August 2020

‘There is a real humanity there’: MIRACULOUS – Edinburgh (Online review) ★★★★ - Thom Dibdin
‘Dreamy, festive, fast & intelligent’: TWELFTH NIGHT – Red Rose Chain (Online review) - Libby Purves
NEWS: Iris Theatre Announces Summer Festival - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: The Addams Family Musical UK Tour Moves to 2021 - Emma Clarendon
I asked and you answered: The one play you'd go back to revisit if you had a time machine - Rev Stan
Scrounger (Online review) - John Chapman

1st August 2020

PREVIEW: Ania Hobson Exhibition, Catto Gallery - Emma Clarendon
‘Each of the five characters are recognisable’: LOST SOULS – Loosely Based Theatre (Online review) - Elaine Chapman
TWELFTH NIGHT Red Rose Chain - Libby Purves
Love London Love Culture’s Round Up of the Month: July 2020 - Emma Clarendon
Culture bound – July - John Chapman
REVIEW: Moment of Grace, Backstory Ensemble, The Actors Centre - Emma Clarendon
The Secret Love Life Of Ophelia (Online review) - John Chapman
‘Entertaining & engaging at an emotional level’: DON’T STOP THINKING ABOUT TOMORROW – Chickenshed Theatre (Online review) - Michael Davis
I love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change - Thom Dibdin
Papercut Goes Zoom! (Streamed Broadcast) - Michael Davis