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Fiona works towards her medicinal chemistry PhD by day but can usually be found in a theatre at night. She enjoys writing about science, musicals and more!




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LAST 30 DAYS

Guest Blog: Matthew Seaman Chats The JAMIE Community PhotoGuest Blog: Matthew Seaman Chats The JAMIE Community
Posted: Dec. 23, 2020


BWW Review: SUNSET BOULEVARD IN CONCERT - AT HOME, Curve Theatre, Leicester PhotoBWW Review: SUNSET BOULEVARD IN CONCERT - AT HOME
Posted: Dec. 23, 2020


BWW Feature: Count Down To Christmas With Our 2020 BWW UK Advent Calendar PhotoBWW Feature: Our 2020 BWW UK Advent Calendar
Posted: Dec. 24, 2020


BWW Interview: Oliver Lansley Chats SHERLOCK HOLMES: AN ONLINE ADVENTURE PhotoOliver Lansley Chats SHERLOCK HOLMES: AN ONLINE ADVENTURE
Posted: Jan. 13, 2021


LAST 365 DAYS

BWW Review: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA 25TH ANNIVERSARY PERFORMANCE, Royal Albert Hall PhotoBWW Review: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, Royal Albert Hall
Posted: Apr. 18, 2020


BWW Review: LOVE NEVER DIES, Regent Theatre, The Shows Must Go On PhotoBWW Review: LOVE NEVER DIES, The Shows Must Go On
Posted: Apr. 25, 2020


BWW Interview: Beth Granville Chats THE VICKY VOX PROJECT On YouTube PhotoBWW Interview: Beth Granville Chats THE VICKY VOX PROJECT
Posted: Dec. 6, 2020


Guest Blog: Matthew Seaman Chats The JAMIE Community PhotoGuest Blog: Matthew Seaman Chats The JAMIE Community
Posted: Dec. 23, 2020


BWW Review: SUNSET BOULEVARD IN CONCERT - AT HOME, Curve Theatre, Leicester PhotoBWW Review: SUNSET BOULEVARD IN CONCERT - AT HOME
Posted: Dec. 23, 2020


BWW Interview: Damien Stanton And Chris Marcus Discuss The Campaign For THE SHOW MUST GO ON!
January 19, 2021

Damien Stanton and Chris Marcus are the team behind the now iconic “The Show Must Go On!” Campaign. Merchandise featuring the slogan and lettering from sixteen of London’s West End shows has helped raise millions for those in the theatre sector who have fallen on financial hardship in recent months.

BWW Interview: Adam Blanshay Chats THE THEATRE CHANNEL
January 18, 2021

Adam Blanshay is a Tony Award-nominated Producer, behind London productions such as Notre Dame de Paris, Waitress and Come From Away. We spoke to Blanshay about The Theatre Channel and where it’s going next!

BWW Interview: Oliver Lansley Chats SHERLOCK HOLMES: AN ONLINE ADVENTURE
January 13, 2021

Oliver Lansley is the Artistic Director of Les Enfants Terribles Theatre Company, known for immersive productions such as Alice’s Adventures Underground and Marvellous Imaginary Menagerie. We spoke to him about his career and the company’s latest production, Sherlock Holmes: An Online Adventure – The Case of the Hung Parliament.

BWW Review: SUNSET BOULEVARD IN CONCERT - AT HOME, Curve Theatre, Leicester
December 23, 2020

Like many UK venues, Leicester’s Curve Theatre has had to quickly adapt to the everchanging COVID-19 situation. Having just transformed their two theatres into one enormous “in-the-round” space, the Curve’s concert revival of their hit 2017 production of Sunset Boulevard was transformed into a fully online show to view at home, directed by Nikolai Foster.

BWW Feature: Count Down To Christmas With Our 2020 BWW UK Advent Calendar
December 24, 2020

It’s been a bit of a year hasn’t it? To see out the last of 2020, we shared 24 theatre memories from this year on our Instagram account (if you’re not already following us, come on over!) to count down to Christmas. Here is the entire calendar in all its glory with some links to our favourite articles from 2020.

Guest Blog: Matthew Seaman Chats The JAMIE Community
December 23, 2020

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie has been a West End hit for the past three years. I have had the privilege of witnessing not only the show’s growth but also the development of a community surrounding the production itself since I created the fan page on Instagram.

BWW Review: FESTIVE TALES, Royal Shakespeare Theatre
December 20, 2020

Broadcasted mere hours after the change in Christmas COVID restrictions in the UK, the RSC’s Festive Tales brings some much-needed escapism. We are met with an empty theatre dotted with candles in lanterns and a lone voice singing a carol. It really magnifies the emptiness of our performance spaces at the moment.

BWW Review: WE NEED A LITTLE CHRISTMAS Online, The Actors Church
December 20, 2020

With Christmas plans suddenly disrupted for many people in the UK, We Need A Little Christmas available from Stream.Theatre is the perfect way to spend an hour or so. If you have a favourite Christmas song, it’s almost definitely on the setlist

BWW Feature: We Unpack The COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Numbers, Theatre Style!
December 17, 2020

I thought it might be helpful to outline the numbers we have so far from the leading vaccine clinical trials using theatre venues to understand better how many people were used in vaccine tests.

Guest Blog: Róisín Devine Discusses The Old Red Lion Theatre's Reopening Season
December 17, 2020

The theatre industry going dark as a result of the pandemic was heart-breaking for theatre-lovers across the world. But when your family runs an independent Fringe venue in central London, it cuts deeper still.

BWW Interview: Natasha Rickman Chats THE SNOW QUEEN At Iris Theatre
December 16, 2020

Natasha Rickman is a director who has previously worked on Twelfth Night for the RSC and more recently several digital shows such as A Virtual Reality and Merry Wives of WhatsApp for Creation Theatre. She spoke to us about her latest project, an interactive Christmas show with Iris Theatre, The Snow Queen: An Online, Storytelling Adventure. I learn something new every time I make or watch an online show

BWW Interview: Simon Startin Discusses Vital XPosure And Inclusive Theatre Practice
December 14, 2020

Simon Startin was recently announced as the new artistic director of disabled-led theatre company Vital Xposure, taking over from Julie McNamara. We spoke to him about taking on this exciting and important role.

BWW Interview: Paige Jarratt Discusses Making Her Professional Debut In 2020
December 15, 2020

Paige Jarratt is making her professional debut in The Arts Centre’s production of Red Riding Hood in Hounslow. She spoke to BroadwayWorld about getting her first job during this challenging time for the theatre industry.

BWW Review: OH YES WE ARE!, Perth Theatre
December 13, 2020

Perth Theatre sadly can’t have audiences along to its annual pantomime this year but they have come up with a fun alternative show via Zoom. Audiences can watch and join in with Oh Yes We Are!

BWW Review: PETER PAN, Barn Theatre, Cirencester
December 12, 2020

J.M. Barrie’s 1911 novel about the boy who never grew up is often staged around this time of year. However, a show about a rabble of “lost boys” would prove challenging to produce in the current circumstances. The Barn Theatre has found a way around this.

BWW Interview: Lee Mead Discusses His CHRISTMAS SINGLE, 'In My Arms For Christmas'
December 10, 2020

Lee Mead is known for his roles in Wicked, Casualty, Holby City, Joseph and more. He is now releasing his first Christmas single, “In My Arms For Christmas”. Mead spoke to us about the song and returning to panto at Milton Keynes Theatre this year.

BWW Interview: Carly Paoli Chats CHRISTMAS AT THE CASTLE, Sky Arts
December 9, 2020

Carly Paoli is a Classical Brit-nominated soprano. She will celebrate Christmas this year in TV special Christmas At The Castle – Carly Paoli and Friends, due to air on Sky Arts on 23 December.

BWW Review: THE MAGIC OF CHRISTMAS, Pitlochry Festival Theatre
December 9, 2020

Pitlochry Festival Theatre and The Macrobert Arts Centre have collaborated to bring audiences a fun Christmas show to enjoy at home called The Magic of Christmas.

BWW Review: UNLIMITED: THE SONGS OF STEPHEN SCHWARTZ, Thespie
December 8, 2020

Unlimited: The Songs of Stephen Schwartz is the first in a series of Reunited concert performances developed by Aimie Atkinson, Creative Producer of Thespie, an online platform specialising in theatre and live performance.

BWW Interview: James Dreyfus Chats THE HOLLOW at Riverside Studios
December 8, 2020

James Dreyfus is on the bill for a set of staged readings of Christie’s Spider’s Web and The Hollow, with a cast including Sir Derek Jacobi, Jessica Hynes, Simon Callow and Angela Griffin. All profits from the staged readings will be donated to the Theatre Support Fund+ and Acting For Others.



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