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OPINION: Why we’re proud to support regional theatre

We’re saddened to hear that another theatre website has this week disbanded its regional reviewers and regional editorial network. The Public Reviewsfirmly believes that all theatre should be of interest, not just that performed in central London. We remain committed to maintaining our extensive regional coverage alongside our expanding London content.The Public Reviewsoffers arguably the most comprehensive coverage of regional ...

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OPINION: “We don’t do online”

By Glen Pearce   “We don’t do online” Four simple words but four words that say much about the worryingly outdated views of some corners of the theatre PR industry. Those four simple words- and just those four words - came in an email from a PR agency that covers several major West End productions. The agency was approached for ...

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BLOG: Preparing for A Passion for Birmingham

Most of us are only just beginning to anticipate Christmas, but theatres across the land are already thinking of their Spring and Summer seasons. And Birmingham’s Old Joint Stock Theatre is no exception, as they begin to plan for A Passion for Birmingham. Astranger arrives in Birmingham City Centre as the biggest festival in its history begins. The events of ...

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EDITOR’S BLOG: Have some respect Twitter!

Over the past few years, mainly thanks to the continuing prominence of social media and the rise of micro-blogging site Twitter, news stories tend to break faster than a whippet with wind. This of course has its benefits, we now live in an age of quick grab-bites which easily feed into our ever busy work and social life. We are ...

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Blog: Teatro Vivo’s Joel Mellinger on The Hunters Grimm rehearsals

As opening night for The Hunters Grimm approaches,Joel Mellinger tells us about his first experience of working with Teatro Vivo and the rehearsal process.   I'm just coming to the end of the first week of rehearsals of Teatro Vivo's production of The Hunters Grimm. This is my first time of working with the company, who specialise in site-specific promenade ...

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Blog: Teatro Vivo on the balance between script and improv

Teatro Vivo's The Hunters Grimm is currently in rehearsal for its run in Deptford. In our latest blog Michael Wagg tells us about the need to be an actor and a writer for this promenade performance. Writing for Teatro Vivo is a bit like preparing for war. Not that I’ve ever prepared for a war but we’ve just finished a ...

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BLOG: Teatro Vivo – what does a producer do?

For many, the image of a theatre producer is that of a larger than life impresario attending champagne fuelled opening nights. In our latest look behind the scenes of Teatro Vivo, Catherine Hooper, Teatro Vivo's Associate Producer, explains that the reality is somewhat different!   I’m often asked by friends and family, what it is I exactly do. Surprisingly even ...

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