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Actually post-show Q&A: Grappling with the grey areas around truth & consent

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Can we ever really know what happened between two people behind closed doors? That’s the question at the heart of Anna Zeigler’s provocative new two-hander Actually, and one the company, audience and I grappled with after last week’s performance at Trafalgar Studios.

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Games for Lovers Q&A video: Just how much has dating really changed… for good or bad?

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After The Girl on the Train post-show Q&A, director Anthony Banks and I had to squeeze in another one together to his second current hit in London, Games for Lovers – which also meant I got to return to The Vaults for producer James Seabright’s third offering this summer.

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Post-show Q&A: How many different ways can one audience interpret Equus?

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How many different ways can one play be interpreted? The company of Equus were very keen not to impose their opinions but the audience at last night’s post-show Q&A at Trafalgar Studios had plenty of their own. Which were right? All of them! And what a knowledgeable audience it was. Many had seen this or other previous […]

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Q&A video: Why Creation’s The Tempest is worth travelling for & immersing yourself in

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After chairing events for London transfers of Creation Theatre’s The Pit and The Pendulum and Dracula, I was chuffed to be invited to see them on their ‘home turf’ in Oxford and host a post-show Q&A for their new gaming take on Shakespeare’s The Tempest.

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Q&A video: Why is it so important to know your history in The Time Of Our Lies?

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A quick show of hands at this week’s Q&A at the Park Theatre confirmed my suspicion: most people, even left-leaning people, have not heard of Howard Zinn. Like those in the audience, before this show, I counted myself amongst them. So by that measure alone, Bianca Bagatourian’s The Time Of Our Lies is a success.

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New post-show Q&A: Join Terri for the European premiere of Actually in the West End

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As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, this Friday 9 August 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock talks to Actually stars Yasmin Paige and Simon Manyonda. We’ve got plenty to talk about here with competing versions of the same night’s hook-up. Got any questions?