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Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Back to the Future: Nostalgic screen-to-stage sci-fi custom-made for superfans by Terri Paddock

This is not a project born of outsiders wanting to cash in, but rather a long-held ambition, some 16 years in the making, of Back to the Future's creators. The post Back to the Future: Nosta…

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Saturday, October 2, 2021

Snowflakes post-show video and photos: Where could impotent online rage lead us? by Terri Paddock

How far would you go to right a wrong? Robert Boulton's debut play Snowflakes explores how public outrage might spiral into not just violent vigilantism but also a digital goldrush. The post…

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Thursday, September 30, 2021

The Pleasure Garden post-show video and photos: Exploring Vauxhall’s hedonistic history by Terri Paddock

Apart from it being a charming public park and one of my dog's favourite destinations for our daily walks, I have always been fascinated by history of Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, near my home…

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Monday, September 27, 2021

The Last Five Years: The piano is the new star in Jason Robert Brown’s two-hander by Terri Paddock

There's a line in The Last Five Years, Jason Robert Brown's semi-autobiographical musical two-hander about a relationship breakdown, that gets me every time. The post The Last Five Years: Th…

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Thursday, September 23, 2021

‘The Dumb Waiter meets Black Mirror at a WeWork’: Join Terri Paddock at the Old Red Lion for a Snowflakes Q&A by Terri Paddock

We are back on for brand-new biting black comedy Snowflakes, for which I was originally due to chair a post-show Q&A in April 2020. The inaugural play from Dissident Theatre Company now …

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Friday, September 17, 2021

Terri Paddock will be delving into the history & entertainment of The Pleasure Garden at Above the Stag by Terri Paddock

Wildly funny new musical The Pleasure Garden takes a peek through the bushes to discover the bawdy history of Vauxhall’s history as a hedonistic playground. It premieres at Vauxhall’s ow…

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Monday, September 13, 2021

Frozen: Disney’s big-budget blockbuster musical melted my heart by Terri Paddock

While London has had to wait a long time for Disney’s own screen-to-stage adaptation, its September arrival makes it feel as if Christmas has come early to the West End. The post Frozen: D…

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Saturday, September 11, 2021

Lately post-show video and photos: The benefits of alternating casts by Terri Paddock

Having two separate casts reduces the risk of Covid cancellations, but what other creative benefits does it bring for Proforca's Lately at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre? The post Lately pos…

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Thursday, September 2, 2021

Salome post-show video and photos: Revisiting Oscar Wilde’s once-banned erotic classic by Terri Paddock

How far are you willing to go to get what you most desire? That’s the question at the bloody heart of Salome. And it’s a question that so fascinates Lazarus Theatre that they’re now ha…

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Monday, August 30, 2021

Cinderella: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s reinvented fairy tale finally gets its happy ending by Terri Paddock

Every theatremaker has faced high hurdles to get their shows on over the past 18 months, but the challenges faced by Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella have been especially high-profile hurd…

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Monday, August 23, 2021

Jersey Boys: Never mind Frankie Valli, let’s pay tribute to Tommy by Terri Paddock

If it weren’t for Covid-19, we probably wouldn’t have Jersey Boys back in the West End. But we probably would still have original Four Season Tommy DeVito. The post Jersey Boys: Never mi…

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Sunday, August 22, 2021

When Darkness Falls post-show video and photos: Are we haunted by ghosts… or something else? by Terri Paddock

Five spine-tingling ghost stories are woven into the action on one stormy night in When Darkness Falls. I discussed them and more things to make you jump with the writer-director and cast at…

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Sunday, August 15, 2021

Terri Paddock is set to find out all you want to know about Proforca Theatre’s next production Lately by Terri Paddock

After fascinating discussions around Feel and At Last, Terri Paddock is back with Proforca Theatre company to discuss Lately, a third new play by James Lewis as well as exciting future plans…

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Thursday, August 12, 2021

Testing Insta feed by Terri Paddock

Testing this. Let's hope it works! The post Testing Insta feed appeared first on Terri Paddock.

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Wednesday, August 11, 2021

‘Holds a mirror up to today’s Covid-strained circumstances’: CAROUSEL – Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre by Terri Paddock

Timothy Sheader’s revival of Carousel at the Open Air Theatre Regent’s Park has made me reconsider the musical, and the ways difficult subjects can be repositioned, but it hasn’t made …

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Wednesday, August 4, 2021

John & Jen: Rachel Tucker is the only incentive musical theatre fans should need by Terri Paddock

As much as I was looking for any excuse to return to Southwark, it was the show that lured me back. Or to be more precise, Rachel Tucker starring in the show, musical two-hander John & J…

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Monday, August 2, 2021

All the world becomes a stage once again: Terri Paddock has plans to quiz the Doing Shakespeare team by Terri Paddock

Lockdown Zoom hit Doing Shakespeare, one of the Northern Comedy Theatre’s multi-award-winning Doing series, comes to hilarious life onstage, with a London run at the Bridewell Theatre in N…

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Sunday, August 1, 2021

Joseph & the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat: A joyful nostalgia-fest for children of all ages by Terri Paddock

When you book to see Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, you are guaranteed not only a joyful night out at the London Palladium but also a time-travel ticket to your childhood. The…

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Monday, July 19, 2021

An Indecent Proposal? No, more like an invitation to Terri Paddock’s post-show Q&A discussing the new musical at Southwark Playhouse by Terri Paddock

Following the 7.30pm performance on Thursday 4 November 2021, My Theatre Mates founder Terri Paddock will be talking to the cast and creatives at Southwark Playhouse about the 21st-century p…

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Monday, July 12, 2021

Q&A Queen Terri Paddock is back to discuss Salome at Southwark Playhouse by Terri Paddock

Post-lockdown, Lazarus Theatre returns to the stage with a revival of their 2019 gender-twist version of Oscar Wilde’s Salome, in a limited season at London’s Southwark Playhouse. Having…

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Saturday, July 10, 2021

Be More Chill: Feeling my age amongst the Squips fans by Terri Paddock

Well done to the Be More Chill company. This new musical had just had its successful UK premiere and announced a lengthy extension at The Other Palace when Covid shut it down in March 2020. …

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Friday, June 25, 2021

Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner: Top trolling and Twitterludes by Terri Paddock

I’ve never watched Keeping up with the Kardashians and only have a vague sense of who Kylie Jenner – I certainly couldn’t pick her out of a line-up. The post Seven Methods of Killing K…

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Friday, June 18, 2021

The Money Live: Could you agree how to spend a pot of cash with a group of strangers? by Terri Paddock

I have become obsessed with where the money goes in The Money. If you suddenly received a few hundred pounds, how would you spend it? The post The Money Live: Could you agree how to spend a …

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Thursday, June 3, 2021

Amelie The Musical: Mary Poppins meets Once with a French twist by Terri Paddock

For the show to lure a nervous (but now fully vaccinated – yay!) me back to the theatre after nearly 15 months, it’s hard to imagine more soothing fare than Amelie The Musical. The post …

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Wednesday, June 2, 2021

The difference between missing and missing out on theatre by Terri Paddock

I know every person out there has their own version of how this pandemic has changed their life trajectory. This is mine. The post The difference between missing and missing out on theatre a…

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

S&S Theatre: How an awards ceremony evolved into a production company by Terri Paddock

Fans of new British musicals will be familiar with The S&S Award, the prize that set out to find and give a professional life to the country's best new unproduced musical. After years of…

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Saturday, February 27, 2021

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice Zoom Q&As: Writers, director and stars on switching to streaming by Terri Paddock

New British musical The Sorcerer's Apprentice has been five years in the making and, like all new musicals, has overcome myriad obstacles. Covid threw down an additional hurdle shortly befor…

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Cases Q&A: Sending a lockdown love letter to the arts by Terri Paddock

In April 2020, I was due to chair a post-show Q&A at The Other Palace for new British musical CASES. Of course, that run was cancelled due to Covid, but when composer-lyricist Dominic Po…

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

The Shows Must Go On: Peter Pan Live! reschedules for YouTube streaming this Fri by Terri Paddock

Free-to-view YouTube Channel The Shows Must Go On continues its theatre lockdown weekly schedule with the rescheduled stream of Peter Pan Live!

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Friday, June 12, 2020

NEWS: Wales Millennium Centre closes til Jan with 250 roles affected; touring will suffer ‘for years to come’ by Terri Paddock

Wales Millennium Centre has announced that the venue will remain closed until at least January 2021, due to the devastating impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on the theatre industry. Produc…

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

Webinar video: Are you aware of the privacy risks during and after coronavirus? by Terri Paddock

My packed post-show Q&A schedule came to an abrupt halt in mid-March when theatres across London closed. But I'm adapting and learning to use my skills in new ways in lockdown - and so, …

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