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‘The vaccine is a start, but it’s not a magic wand’

Is the very welcome news that the Pfizer vaccine could be available next week, following UK approval, the light at the end of a long tunnel for the decimated arts industry? A swift vaccine roll-out might mean that venues could reopen earlier … Continue reading

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‘They’re making up the rules as they go along’: the theatre producer trapped between tiers

The reveal of which areas are in which tier is “bittersweet” news for theatre producer Kenny Wax. He’s had two companies – one touring, one West End – rehearsing the musical SIX in adjacent rooms. Yesterday, the former group learnt their production won’t be opening as … Continue reading

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Socially Distanced Strictly

This year’s show looks very different with Covid regulations, but the spirit remains the same. Read the full Dancing Times article here

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Strictly Come Dancing 2020: Why this year’s stripped-back series will put the focus firmly on the dancefloor

I am always giddy about the return of Strictly, but this year, the BBC’s dose of sequins feels downright curative. Already in semi-lockdown, and with more curbs looming, what better refuge than a show that celebrates connection? Read my full The … Continue reading

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Your guide to socially distanced theatre in London

From safety guidelines to outdoor theatre, immersive shows and celebrity appearances. Read my full London Theatre article here

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How London theatres are keeping audiences safe during reopening

From social distancing and masks to livestreaming and pop-up spaces. Read my full London Theatre article here

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What it looks like to attend socially distanced theatre in London

What safety measures are in place, what should you bring, and what is the show like? I share my experiences of attending a musical at Opera Holland Park, and offer some tips. Read my full London Theatre article here

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BWW Interview: Paula Garfield

The artistic director of Deafinitely Theatre discusses Deaf audiences and artists, new production Contractions, and 15 years of the company. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Young audiences, Fun Competition and The Last Tango

My articles in the November issue of Dancing Times magazine, out now: Young at heart Family audiences are becoming a priority for dance companies and creatives The Last Tango Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace bring their final show to the West End Stepping Out Debuts … Continue reading

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Strictly preview, Cuban flop and switching lead

My articles in the September issue of Dancing Times magazine, out now: Strictly Speaking Farewell to Len Goodman and hello to new pros in our Strictly preview Vamos Cuba! Nilda Guerra’s new Sadler’s Wells show is oddly uninspired Stepping Out Tackling the thorny topic of switching lead New in … Continue reading

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