How often do you ask yourself this question: Do you love this planet? No, but seriously, do you really love this planet? How much? And how much are you willing to sacrifice to prove it in the face of impending Armageddon? What are you actually doing?
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Monday 8 April 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock talks to the company of the European premiere of Tom Coash’s Cairo-set Cry Havoc, including Olivier Awards nominee Marc Antolin. Got any questions?
It was a great big family affair for my post-show Q&A at Call Me Vicky at the Pleasance Theatre this past weekend. The new one-act comedy-drama marks the playwriting debut for sisters Stacey and Nicola Bland, who also perform in the cast, and their mum, dad and nan were in proud attendance.
“It’s so rare these days to see a play about optimism,” the wonderful actor Malcolm Sinclair told me after a performance of Gently Down the Stream at the Park Theatre.
As part of her ongoing event series, on Tuesday 12 March 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock will be at the opening of the relaunched Lion & Unicorn Theatre to quiz the team of theatremakers about their exciting plans. Got any questions?
A lot has been said about All in a Row online (especially on Twitter around #puppetgate) – about the play itself, its depiction of autism and its use of a puppet in portraying the non-verbal autistic 11-year-old character. At a post-show forum, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock moderated an event taking the conversation offline.
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Tuesday 30 April 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock makes her Drayton Arms Theatre debut with Exploding Whale’s brilliant new coming-of-age play HEROES. Got any questions?
In the face of protests outside and online, All in Row received its world premiere last night at London’s Southwark Playhouse. Theatre critics have started delivering their verdict on the play and production; on Thursday, the public will be able to pose their questions and concerns to the show’s creators. Time to get booking and/or submitting your questions.
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Friday 5 April 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock returns to London’s Omnibus Theatre for the timely return of the one-man play about the late political titan and “most dangerous man in Britain” Tony Benn. Got any questions?
In my first of three post-show Q&As this year with Lazarus Theatre, I was at Greenwich Theatre for this pioneering ensemble company’s exciting re-examination of Shakespeare’s The Tempest.