September 12, 2016

This is the third in my series of podcasts for Exeunt magazine exploring ideas of how to leave something lasting and meaningful in the ephemeral medium of theatre. I'm going to be talking to all sorts of folk who head up organisations dedicated to theatre and performan...

This is the next episode in my series of podcasts for Exeunt magazine exploring ideas of how to leave something lasting and meaningful in the ephemeral medium of theatre. I'm going to be talking to all sorts of folk who head up organisations dedicated to theatre and pe...

This is the first in my series of podcasts for Exeunt magazine exploring ideas of how to leave something lasting and meaningful in the ephemeral medium of theatre. I'm going to be talking to all sorts of folk who head up organisations dedicated to theatre and performan...

An edited version of this piece was first published by Exeunt on 19 May 2016.

Last week I spoke at the Theatre 2016 conference. I was part of a panel event about how to provide "relevant and accessible" spaces for theatre. Some smart, interesting people said some intere...

 

This afternoon, I spoke at the Theatre 2016 conference, offering reflections on the session "How can we afford relevant and accessible places and spaces for theatre in our changing communities?" and some thoughts of my own. 

 

To me, it felt like quite an adversarial se...

February 17, 2016

An edited version of this piece appeared on Exeunt on 17th February 2016.

 

 

 

It’s been a good year for new theatre full of complex, meaty roles for women and commitments to gender parity at the NT and Shakespeare’s Globe offer some long-awaited hope that one day theatre...

December 9, 2015

An edited version of this piece appeared in The Stage newspaper on 3rd December 2015.

 

 

When we talk about theatre buildings, there’s often a tacit assumption that they’re expensive; that almost as soon as they’re built, theatres metamorphose into black holes sucking ca...

November 27, 2015

This piece was first published onine by Exeunt on 24 November 2015.

 

Last week Katherine Soper won the Bruntwood Prize for playwrighting and her success was reported widely across industry media. Katherine is a graduate of Cambridge university with an MA in playwighting...

November 26, 2015

 

An edited version of this piece appeared on the Guardian Culture Blog on 26 November 2015.

 

 

 

I’ve been hearing of lots of artists and companies being turned down for funding through the Arts Council’s Grants for the Arts system lately. It’s always a bit too dependent...

October 22, 2015

An edited version of this piece appeared on the Guardian Culture Blog on 30 September 2015.

Talking to a colleague in New York last week, I mentioned how important it was to me that I felt the work I directed had the potential to change the world, however incrementally;...

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