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New post-show Q&A: Terri interviews Philip Ridley at Tonight with Donny Stixx, 17 Nov

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As part of her post-show Q&A series, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock will talk to award-winning playwright Philip Ridley about his explosive new one-man play TONIGHT WITH DONNY STIXX on Thursday 17 November 2016 – plus director David Mercatali and star Sean Michael Verey. Got any questions? Book tickets to join her via the links below.

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Empathy: The relationship between theatre and the refugee crisis

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Empathy is an important word in theatre. Compassion and human connection are at the forefront of what makes good theatre work, and my own starting point for any piece of theatre I may work on is ‘what does it make me feel?’ This was definitely the driving factor behind my decision to stage Tess Berry-Hart’s Cargo at the Arcola this July.