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Very much inside the box: Is art in non-traditional spaces becoming too mainstream?

The act of displaying or performing art in spaces outside of the hallowed concert halls, theatres and galleries used to be the domain of the artistic fringe. But a lot of bigger cultural institutions are now getting in on the game – are these unusual spaces really cutting-edge any more? It’s no secret that people … Continue reading

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In praise of dynamic ticketing

While taking a deeper look at London tickets recently, I’m growing very excited about recent developments in “dynamic ticketing” – a new way of selling tickets that has vast implications for London’s theatre landscape. So, what is “dynamic ticketing”? Well, generally speaking, it’s a form of price discrimination – different people pay different prices for … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: The King’s Speech Revelations (published on onestoparts.com)

The King’s Speech, the West End version of the Oscar-winning movie, will be closing early – very early. After only 8 weeks, the West End run of the show will be ending on May 12th. The critics loved it (including us) after the London opening. Surely I’m not the only person asking: what went wrong? … Continue reading

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A Candid Insight into my Brighton Fringe Production: #6: The Run

THIS ARTICLE WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON INDIEOMA.COM As all things come to a close, so do Fringe productions: the show run. However, what for the cast, crew, production staff, friends and partners thereof, etc. will be the end of a process, for the audience it is just the beginning. This is what all of the … Continue reading

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A Candid Insight into my Brighton Fringe Production: #5: The Production Diary

THIS ARTICLE WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON INDIEOMA.COM With the final night of When All the Crowds Have Gone approaching (tonight at 7.30, in fact), it’s time to draw this article series to a close: today is the second-to-last article, discussing various production details in a Brighton Fringe show, with examples from When All the Crowds … Continue reading

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A Candid Insight into my Brighton Fringe Production: #4: The Rehearsal Process

THIS ARTICLE WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON INDIEOMA.COM And so all planning falls down… yes, this was meant to be a daily column for the beginning of the Fringe, apologies for the ‘epic fail’ on my behalf… When All the Crowds Have Gone opened on Monday, and it all built up rather quickly. Still, a longer … Continue reading