Theatre Critic and Journalist

Opinion


The New New Writers

Posted on Dec 18, 2014 in Opinion | 0 comments

Published in The Stage, 18.12.2014 If anything’s got me excited this year, it’s the emergence of a new generation of young playwrights,...

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Column: On Heartache

Posted on Dec 13, 2014 in Opinion | 0 comments

Published in The Stage, 13.11.2014 Brace yourselves: this month, it’s personal. This month, I’m writing about heartache. Hell, it’s...

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Column: On Cultural Capital

Posted on Dec 11, 2014 in Opinion | 0 comments

Published in The Stage, 11.12.2014 Every artistic director in the country should read Robert Hewison’s new book, Cultural Capital....

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Tomorrow’s Philanthropists

Posted on Nov 23, 2014 in Opinion | 0 comments

Published in The Stage, 20.11.2014 Close your eyes and picture a philanthropist. Now, how old are they? Chances are, well, not that young....

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Players on a Global Stage

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

Published in the Financial Times, 14.11.2014 “Join the Navy”, the recruiting slogan ran, “and see the world”. It’s snappy and...

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Column: Theatre’s Revolution Should Be Televised

Posted on Nov 23, 2014 in Opinion | 0 comments

Published in The Stage, 16.10.2014 It’s a Sunday night in 2005. I’ve shot-gunned the television in my pokey student flat – no...

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Column: On Auditoria

Posted on Oct 21, 2014 in Featured, Opinion | 0 comments

Published in The Stage, 18.09.2014 Once upon a time, if a director wanted to stage Hamlet, they had only one question to ask: “Who?” At...

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Column: Every Year, A New Fringe

Posted on Sep 7, 2014 in Opinion | 0 comments

Published in The Stage, 14.08.2014 Every year, the Edinburgh Fringe changes, even though, every year, it’s just the same. You arrive to...

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Column: On Fandom

Posted on Sep 7, 2014 in Featured, Opinion | 0 comments

Published in The Stage, 24.07.2014 “There’s only one Katie Mitchell,” the packed stalls sing. “One Katie Mitchell. ONE KA-TIE...

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Theatre goes Walkabout

Posted on Jun 22, 2014 in Opinion | 0 comments

Published in the Guardian, 19.06.2014 When theatregoers get to their feet, it traditionally heralds one of two things: a standing ovation...

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