Blog / Terri Paddock

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20 Nov
2018

How much do you know about the British tradition of drag? British drag artists are the “punks of performance”, according to Ginger Johnson, who has written, directed, designed and performs in a show that brilliantly illustrates and celebrates this tradition. Faves founder Terri Paddock recently chaired a post-show Q&A with Johnson and the Sink the Pink cast of How to Catch a Krampus...

It's so hot! It's so gay! Just imagine how hot and gay (and memorable) the post-show Q&A will be! As part of her ongoing event series, on Thursday 29 November 2018, Faves founder Terri Paddock is at Trafalgar Studios for HOT GAY TIME MACHINE, co-written by Six creators Toby Marlow (who also stars) and Lucy Moss. Got any questions?

Get your geek on! As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Tuesday 20 November 2018, Faves founder Terri Paddock is at the Playground Theatre for the world premiere of new British sci-fi convention musical FANATICAL. Got any questions for the show's creatives and stars?

Deck the halls with boughs of horror this festive season. As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, this Thursday 15 November 2018, Faves founder Terri Paddock heads to the Pleasance Theatre debut to talk to Sink the Pink about their very alternative Christmas show HOW TO CATCH A KRAMPUS. Got any questions?

23 Sep
2018

Are you a diehard fan of the SIX queens yet? You'll love them even more after watching this fun-filled post-show Q&A that Faves founder Terri Paddock chaired with the cast (still in costume) along with musical director Katy Richardson and co-writers Lucy Moss and Toby Marlow. How do they feel about being labelled the British answer to Hamilton? And who, secretly, is everyone's fave queen?

22 Sep
2018

Have you watched the post-show Q&A Faves founder Terri Paddock hosted this week at MIDNIGHT? Catch up here to find out how this brand-new British musical adapted from an Azerbaijani play came about, what Stalin's Great Terror was all about, how you balance natural and supernatural, how lighting frames the stage... but no spoilers! And ask yourself: what would you do if the secret police knocked on your door?

22 Sep
2018

If you follow political news from the US, you'll know that Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is generating headlines for all sorts of reasons. Closer to home, the implications of America's highest court of justice shifting to the right was also discussed in Faves founder Terri Paddock's recent post-show Q&A at UNEXPECTED JOY... as well as embracing love, and joy, in all its forms, finding common ground through musical theatre and much else...

As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Thursday 13 September 2018, Faves founder Terri Paddock returns to London's Southwark Playhouse to quiz the stars and creatives of UNEXPECTED JOY, now receiving its European premiere care of Katy Lipson and Aria Entertainment. Got any questions? (You could even win tickets for the night of the Q&A in our competition!)

As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Thursday 20 September 2018, Faves founder Terri Paddock makes her Union Theatre debut to talk to the writers and the stars of new actor-musician British musical MIDNIGHT. Got any questions?

29 Aug
2018

Last month it was knights and maidens; this month it's queens. As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Tuesday 11 September 2018, Faves founder Terri Paddock returns to the West End's Arts Theatre to quiz the stars and creatives of Edinburgh Fringe sensation SIX THE MUSICAL. Got any questions? (You could even win tickets for the night of the Q&A in our competition!)

27 Jul
2018

Have you watched the post-show Q&A that Faves founder Terri Paddock recently hosted at The Rise & Fall of Little Voice? She managed to coax a Cher impression out of the title star, Sarah Louise Hughes, while getting to grips with the Greek tragedy of Jim Cartwright's modern classic. You now have until 11 August 2018 to see Michael Strassen's production in Cirencester...

As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Thursday 26 July 2018, Faves founder Terri Paddock heads to the West End's Arts Theatre to quiz the knights and maids of new classic rock musical KNIGHTS OF THE ROSE. Got any questions?

Have you watched the post-show Q&A Faves founder Terri Paddock recently hosted at It Happened in Key West yet? Catch up here to find out why the American creative team wanted to bring this brand-new show to London for its world premiere, how Andrew Lloyd Webber nabbed its original title and the real story behind the plot... and the set's video projections.

14 Jun
2018

StageFaves founder Terri Paddock hosted a post-show Q&A at Tristan Bates Theatre with the creatives and cast of SAN DOMINO, an original British musical about a real-life Italian atrocity that is too easily, and dangerously, forgotten...

So many questions arise from the synopsis alone! How many musicals have you seen that star a corpse...as the love interest? Join Faves founder Terri Paddock at Charing Cross Theatre on Wednesday 11 July 2018 to find out everything about new US musical comedy IT HAPPENED IN KEY WEST...

18 Apr
2018

When the Barn Theatre’s inaugural production of THE SECRET GARDEN extended by a fortnight, it gave Faves founder Terri Paddock an opportunity to fit another trip to Cirencester and a post-show Q&A into the diary. And it's a doozy. Watch the full post-show Q&A livestream here - including an encore of one of the show's hugely popular #SecretGarden jam requests...

05 Apr
2018

StageFaves founder Terri Paddock hosted a post-show Q&A with the company of MISS NIGHTINGALE, now transferred to the London Hippodrome in the heart of the West End after its run last year at The Vaults. Watch this video of the full Q&A discussion, including big respect for multi-talented, crazily hard-working actor-musicians everywhere...

How much do you know about Italy's persecution of gay men during the Second World War? New actor-musician musical drama SAN DOMINO will shine a light on a shameful corner of 20th-century European history. Join #StageFaves founder Terri Paddock for an exclusive post-show Q&A with cast and creatives of this important new show at the Tristan Bates Theatre after the matinee on Saturday 9 June 2018...

Did you see MISS NIGHTINGALE at The Vaults last year? Now's your chance to see it or see it again along with, on 29 March 2018, another unmissable post-show Q&A chaired by #StageFaves founder Terri Paddock as this homegrown British musical makes its much-anticipated West End debut at the London Hippodrome...

StageFaves founder Terri Paddock this week hosted a post-show Q&A with legendary Broadway lyricist Sheldon Harnick and the stars of the UK premiere of Rothschild & Sons at the Park Theatre. Listen to the full podcast from an insightful and heartfelt discussion here...