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Rufus Norris and Lisa Burger

National Theatre Together - Press Conference 4 June 2021

Philip Fisher reports on announcements from the National Theatre that promise an optimistic future.
Dame Helen Mirren in Phèdre

National Theatre at Home

Philip Fisher reviews the National Theatre's new online video library.
Best Girl

Best Girl is back

The return of a 2019 Fringe favourite in a new format for online audiences.
Nicolle Smartt, Persephone, Talking Gods

A voice from the past, a message for the present

National news editor and London reviewer Sandra Giorgetti talks to the team behind Talking Gods, a series of plays created and filmed by Arrows & Traps Theatre Company at her local venue, the Jack Studio Theatre.
Online content consumption - research published

To paywall or not to paywall, that is the question

National news editor and London reviewer Sandra Giorgetti looks at a recent report on consumption of online content.
London Playwrights’ Workshop

The road to hell is paved with adverbs

Sandra Giorgetti has her mind boggled by the array of online workshops that keep the creative juices flowing and the grey matter going in an otherwise gloomy winter landscape.
The cast of The Play That Goes Wrong

Challenging ourselves

As the tedium continues, Philip Fisher describes adventure as a remedy for the lockdown blues.
Screenshot from Estella Scrooge

A Ray of Light

At the end of a shocking week, Philip Fisher enthuses about the future of online theatre.

NE theatre in 2020, as seen from our house (mainly)

Peter Lathan tries to cheer himself up by taking a light-hearted look at the theatre year in the North East but finds it’s not that easy.