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02/01/00 - That Was the Year that Was
A look back to the state of British theatre in 1999
09/01/00 - A Thousand Years of British
British Theatre from 1000 to 1500 AD and then into the sixteenth century
12/01/00 - Lloyd Webber buys Stoll Moss
Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group has bought Stoll Moss Theatres:
what are the implications for the West End?
16/01/00 - A Thousand Years of British
The seventeenth and eighteen centuries
23/01/00 - A Thousand Years of British
The nineteenth century
30/01/00 - A Thousand Years of British
The twentieth century
06/02/00 - Here's Another Fine Mess You've
Got Us Into!
More messy theatre funding problems
13/02/00 - Towards the Provision of a National
Theatre for Wales: A Federal System
By Michael Bogdanov: An Alternative Drama Strategy for Wales - A Ten
20/02/00 - Is Regional Theatre Dying?
Does the Boyden Report signal the end of theatre in the regions?
27/02/00 - British Theatre Websites: Some
Some small but important points that authors of theatre Websites should
05/03/00 - BT's Support for Amateur Theatre
How British Telecom is supporting amateur theatre companies nationwide.
13/03/00 - Seneca's "Oedipus"
A new version of a Roman tragedy, and some thoughts on translating classic
18/03/00 - That Copyright Problem!
Another look at copyright law and how it affects theatre sites on the
10/04/00 - Five (or Six) National Theatres?
Should each part of the UK have its own National Theatre?
23/04/00 - Greek and British Theatre
The influence Classical Greek theatre has had on theatre in Britain
30/04/00 - What Is't You Read, My Lord?
The conflict between words and spectacle in modern theatre
07/05/00 - Musical Stages
A review of the magazine Musical Stages and a look at the state
of theatre publications in the UK
15/05/00 - The Way It Has Been
New Labour and theatre - what they have (or have not) achieved
21/05/00 - The Next Stage
ACE's proposals for the future of regional theatre
28/05/00 - Is the Dome Doomed?
A BBC poll shows a majority want the Millennium Dome sold off.
Does it have a future?
04/06/00 - London Theatre Reviews
Reviews of London shows - four plays and a musical
11/06/00 - Young People and Theatre
My own theatrical beginnings, and some thoughts on getting young people
18/06/00 - The Edinburgh Fringe 2000: a
What's on offer at this year's Fringe
02/07/00 - The End of Civic Theatres?
Does the take-over of the Sunderland Empire signal the end of the civic
09/07/00 - Performing at the Millennium
My own experience of taking part in the Macdonald's Our Town Story
at the Dome
10/07/00 - Les Mis Fifteen Years
A review: how has Les Miserables stood the test of time?
16/07/00 - The Theatre Reference Shelf
How I give the impression of being very knowledgeable about theatre!
23/07/00 - More Meandering Musings
Thoughts on the financial state of British theatre - funding, subsidies
30/07/00 - Professional Theatre Training
UK drama schools and courses
27/08/00 - Edinburgh Fringe Retrospective
What has been noteworthy about this year's Fringe?
10/09/00 - The Problem of Shylock
Anti-Semitism in Merchant: a new interpretation of the play
17/09/00 - Power to the People!
Thoughts inspired by the resignation of ACW chief executive Jo Weston
and by the British petrol blockade
24/09/00 - Drama in Schools
The current situation
01/10/00 - Music for Romeo and Juliet
A jazz suite written for the People's Theatre, Newcastle
15/10/00 - What Makes a Great Actor?
Just what are the qualities that make a great actor?
22/10/00 - Getting Acting Work - Catch
Getting work is a catch-22 situation for young actors. How one group
is overcoming this problem
29/10/00 - Our Greatest Actor and Actress
05/11/00 - Devotion to an Actor
The feelings fans have for actors
12/11/00 - Our Greatest Actress & Actor
- My Choice
Now the poll is over, I can reveal what I believe!
19/11/00 - In Praise of the Techie!
The importance of the technical side of theatre, something which, for
most theatre lovers, is completely forgotten
26/11/00 - Henry V
A review of the Royal Shakespeare Company production
03/12/00 - ACE's Annual Review 2000
Extracts from the Arts Council of England's annual review
10/12/00 - It's Panto Time!
A look at the importance of pantomime to theatres
17/12/00 - The Frustrations of a Website
Some critical thoughts about websites for actors in all media
31/12/00 - Well, There Goes 2000...
A look back at British theatre in the last twelve months
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