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Never too old for a fairytale ending

Once upon a time, there was a French minister of state (retired), there were two German librarians and philologists, and there was a Danish country boy who’d hoped to make his name as an actor. 2,334 more words

Are We On The Same Page?

Originally written for Exeunt.

Back in 2009, Andy Field argued in a post on the Guardian Theatre Blog that “all theatre is devised and all theatre is text-based”. 663 more words


Beswitchingly Brilliant Books

Hi everyone,

This evening I’d like to share with you some great books that I highly suggest reading.

Dreamer, Wisher, Liar 

By Charise Mericle Harper… 393 more words

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!

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


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


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