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Musical Theatre Gets Social with Terri Paddock's new venture Stage Faves

Ok so I realise I’m a little to the party but have you read about Terri Paddock’s new venture? Well I suggest you do because if like me you are a musical theatre enthusiast then this is just the sort of site you need in your life! 686 more words

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Fan-girls Are Destroying the Theatre

There’s something people aren’t talking about in amongst all the debate surrounding Benedict Cumberbatch’s Hamlet. Media interest has piqued and decreased, but fan interest remains virulent. 970 more words

Theatre Critics Mark Shenton and Terri Paddock Speak to Theatrefullstop about collaborating on new Awards Event, The Also Recognised Awards!

In less than a week, Theatre Land will be flocking to the prestigious Royal Opera House as one of the biggest Awards ceremonies in the industry descends onto both stage and screen. 698 more words


Review - Mr Burns at the Almeida Theatre

Other interpretations here:

Ian Shuttleworth, Michael Coveney, Ian FosterMy favourite by Poly Gianniba and my least favourite by Mark Shenton which doesn’t really say anything except ‘it was bad I didn’t like it’. 1,636 more words


Scene Changes: Theatre Criticism

As part of the National Theatre’s 50th anniversary celebrations, I spoke on one of the Scene Changes platforms on the subject of theatre criticism. I was part of a panel alongside Michael Billington, Andrew Clarke and Mark Shenton and the discussion was chaired by Dan Rebellato.

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The Commitments in Town

On Tuesday we had the launch of a brand new musical (always an exciting event) – The Commitments. It is based on the 90’s film written by Roddy Doyle, who has also penned the musical. 219 more words


Darkness reigns at the foot of the lighthouse: The Orphan of Zhao brings mixed messages from the RSC

The trouble with having a blog is that what you write can come back to haunt you.  Take, for example, our rather fulsome praise of Gregory Doran, at the end of… 1,235 more words

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