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Profiles & Features


On Diversity: 1994-2014

Posted on Nov 23, 2014 in Profiles & Features | 0 comments

Published in UK Theatre Magazine, November Issue “Intuitionally racist to its very core.” So Anton Philips, then artistic director of...

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Paul Roseby on the National Youth Theatre

Posted on Nov 23, 2014 in Profiles & Features | 0 comments

Published in The Stage, 2.10.2014 Two years ago, the National Youth Theatre very nearly folded. A pile-up of financial problems left the...

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Lloyd Newsom’s DV8 Dances Out the Devil Within

Posted on Nov 2, 2014 in Featured, Profiles & Features | 0 comments

Published in the Financial Times, 17.10.2014 “All art should be controversial. The problem with dance is that too much of it is happy to...

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Role-reversal: When Critics become Playwrights

Posted on Nov 2, 2014 in Profiles & Features | 0 comments

Published in the Guardian, 07.10.2014 Critics – so Kenneth Tynan once quipped – know the way, they just can’t drive the car. Is...

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The Infidel: “It’s not The Bodyguard.”

Posted on Nov 2, 2014 in Profiles & Features | 0 comments

Published in the Independent, 08.10.2014 What a time for The Infidel to land on stage. Less than two months have passed since the Gaza...

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Crocodiles: Tag-Team Theatre

Posted on Nov 2, 2014 in Profiles & Features | 0 comments

Published in The Stage,  25.09.2014 Bruntwood, George Devine, Papatango, Verity Bargate: playwrighting competitions are ten a penny. They...

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Holding Court: Vicky Featherstone

Posted on Oct 21, 2014 in Featured, Profiles & Features | 0 comments

Published in The Stage, 04.09.2014 Put an ear to the ground and you might hear the first faint murmurs of dissent. Vicky Featherstone has...

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Every Night, A New Show

Posted on Sep 7, 2014 in Featured, Profiles & Features | 0 comments

Written for The Independent, August 2014 All theatre is different every night, but, in practice, most shows are more or less fixed....

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Shit Theatre: “There’s an art to being shit.”

Posted on Aug 29, 2014 in Featured, Profiles & Features | 0 comments

Published in The Independent, 17.08.2014 Can you make a career out of being unemployed? Rebecca Biscuit and Louise Mothersole seem to be...

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Man on the Edge: Kim Noble

Posted on Aug 14, 2014 in Featured, Profiles & Features | 0 comments

Published in Fest Magazine, 25.07.2014 Last time I saw Kim Noble, he was stood on the steps of St Paul’s Cathedral in a horse mask,...

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