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Edinburgh or Bust

I first became aware of the Edinburgh Fringe about 15 years ago, through a tv show on Channel 4 called “Edinburgh or Bust”. It focused on the comedy festival and followed a number of performers during the led-up to and during their month in Edinburgh. 316 more words

Go And See This!

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“Don’t talk to me about creativity. You talk to me about bums on seats. That’s why you are here. That’s why we are funding you. Remember, you are competing with hospitals and schools”. 1,067 more words

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Being local, being chatty, being excellent

by Maddy Costa

For the final planned post in this small run of pieces about relationships between theatre (buildings) and audiences, I want to take a moment to look back on some writing on the theme that’s been published elsewhere. 758 more words

Elsewhere

The what happens after

by Maddy Costa

This story begins in Newcastle, in the middle of March. As part of my ongoing quest to encourage more people not just to write about theatre but to do so in different and exciting ways, I was running a workshop with the… 1,324 more words

Argument

It's Monday! What Are You Reading? - New Books from Kids Can Press (part 1)

It’s Monday and I’m happy to be participating in a weekly event with a community of bloggers who post reviews of books that they have read the previous week.  1,160 more words

New Books

…a reluctance by arts desks and editors to take children’s theatre seriously not only suggests that we do not value that particular area of theatre, but that we do not value children and their experience of the world.

Why Children’s Theatre Matters

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The tragic power of elephants

It all began on one of those long weekends when no-one was looking.  To start with it was just an ordinary, empty day – too busy to see. 713 more words

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