Mates blogger: Kirsty Herrington

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Kirsty Herrington
Kirsty Herrington is a blogger who fell in love with theatre at a young age and spent the majority of her student loan on tickets to West End Shows while she was at university. She began reviewing regularly for fellow MyTheatreMates’ sites Love London Love Culture, Jonathan Baz Review, London Theatre Reviews and Mind the Blog before setting up her own site From Page to Stage in 2018. With a background in journalism and a keen enthusiasm for both plays and musicals, Kirsty often reviews productions in London and East Anglia. She tweets via @kherrington83.
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‘There are some magical moments’: THE SORCERER’S APPRENTICE – Southwark Playhouse (Online review)

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New British musical The Sorcerer’s Apprentice was due to premiere at London’s Southwark Playhouse at the start of this year, but the run had to be cancelled following the announcement of the most recent lockdown. Thankfully the show has been filmed and is now available to watch online at

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‘Compelling two-hander about class, racism & masculinity’: IN SEARCH OF A WHITE IDENTITY – The Actors Centre (Online review) ★★★★

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Originally part of The Actors Centre’s Working Class Season, curated by Actor Awareness in 2019, In Search of a White Identity has been reimagined following the Covid-19 pandemic and is part of the Centre’s new season of on-demand theatre.

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‘Expect to be surprised & unnerved’: Zoe Seaton opens up about Big Telly Theatre Company’s digital staging of Macbeth

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Later this month the Big Telly Theatre Company’s atmospheric digital production of Macbeth will open at the 58th edition of the Belfast International Arts Festival (BIAF), Ireland’s leading contemporary international arts festival. I caught up with the theatre company’s founder Zoe Seaton to find out more.

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‘Creative activities are really important in helping kids release their emotions’: Golden Toad Theatre’s Caroline Wigmore & Jen Green on their latest project

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Golden Toad Theatre’s Errol’s Garden project is creating opportunities for children to continue to engage with theatre and the arts from the safety of their homes, say co-directors Caroline Wigmore and Jen Green.

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‘I hope audiences leave feeling inspired to connect, to create & to change’: Abigail Sewell directs Burn Bright’s Better In Person

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Following the success of Burn Bright’s digitally commissioned pilot, Better In Person (led by Tori Allen-Martin and Sarah Henley) is continuing the series with the next instalment which will amplify Black women’s voices and stories. I spoke with Better…

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‘A fly on the wall with your favourite musical theatre performers’: Sunday in the Club with Oscar – H CLUB ★★★★ (Online review)

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Part informal chat, part performance, this series of bi-weekly Sunday evening sessions is designed to support creatives in the entertainment industry during this strange and challenging time.

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