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Q&A video: Why did Arrows & Traps reset Jekyll & Hyde during the US presidential race?

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Arrows & Traps’ 18th production in its five-year history is also its tenth at London’s Brockley Jack Theatre, where it is now an associate company, and its third in a Gothic trilogy. And it’s a corker.

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Queen of the Mist Q&A video: How does it feel to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel?

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How does it feel to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel… and survive? Michael John LaChiusa, who wrote a musical on just this subject, was on his way back to the States by the time I chaired my post-show Q&A to his Queen of the Mist.

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New post-show Q&A: Join Terri for Arrows & Traps new US presidential race-set version of Jekyll & Hyde

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After their current summer hit with One Giant Leap, Arrows & Traps will return to Brockley Jack Theatre in September when, as part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock will join them on Friday 6 September 2019 for Jekyll & Hyde. Got any questions?

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New post-show Q&A: Join Terri for Michael John LaChiusa musical Queen of the Mist

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As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Tuesday 22 August 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock is at Charing Cross Theatre for Michael John LaChiusa’s award-winning Off-Broadway musical Queen Of The Mist, transferred from Brockley Jack Theatre. Got any questions?

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’One of the highest quality Fringe productions I have seen for a while’: THE WHITE ROSE – Brockley Jack Theatre

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Arrow and Traps’ re-telling of the story of The White Rose is apt in times of increased authoritarianism around the world. In Sophie Scholl, the most famous and youngest member to executed by the Nazi Government for treason, Lucy Ionnou shows us the human behind the activist.

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‘The darkest circumstances can bring the least-expected surprises’: THE NIGHT ALIVE – Brockley Jack Theatre

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Conor McPherson is one of my all-time favourite playwrights. Having made his name with plays such as The Weir, Port Authority and St Nicholas, The Night Alive in some ways harks back to his early plays such as Dublin Carol, with its working-class characters eeking out an existence as best they can.