Mind the Advent 2018

This year I decided that I should celebrate all my favourite people, places & things from theatre in 2018 – as there has been a considerable amount going on! #MindtheAdvent Day 1: Looking back to my recent adventures on #MTBChallenge18! Including @TheWiderEarth, @oldvictheatre, #MistyThePlay & @The_Globe… https://t.co/qwBIfBuEiY pic.twitter.com/bSDPpNEaH5 — Mind the Blog (@Mind_the_Blog) December 1, […]

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Day 4: Throwback Thursday

As it’s Thursday today, the classic Twitter hashtag #tbt is out in full force – and I’ve got a little nostalgic, I have to say. Just for a bit of a change, I thought I’d go right back down memory lane and pick out some of my favourite moments of the past four years – […]

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Big Bite-Size Breakfast Show

Not content with performing full-length play Neverwant, the hardworking Bite-Size team can also be found in the QueenDome at Pleasance Dome most mornings with a selection of short new pieces of writing. And, as an extra incentive to get out & about a bit earlier in the morning, they’ll even provide you with a breakfast […]

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Bite-Size Plays Presents: Neverwant

Ever dreamed of a world where technology has developed so far that it can anticipate your every need – before you even know it yourself? Perhaps you’d like your ideal partner designed for you, rather than go through the messy business of human interaction. The only drawback is that love is outlawed, and even mentioning […]

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Before 30

Following on from hit plays Flood and Contactless, Tom Hartwell returns with a brand new one-man show, Before 30; it stars Hartwell himself, and is on a strictly limited run at Theatre N16. Charting a year in the life of a man on the cusp of losing his twentysomething status, Before 30 gets to grips […]

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Newly formed Paper Creatures Theatre are making their debut at this year’s Camden Fringe with a new play by up and coming writer Tom Hartwell. The company was founded by actors Jon Tozzi and Nathan Coenen, and aims to promote new writing in the productions they put on (to find out more, do read this excellent feature from Millennial […]

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Contactless debuted as a 15-minute short play at Falling Pennies’ new writing showcase On The Night in June 2016, and writer Tom Hartwell has now extended it into a full-length play, which had a short run at Islington’s revamped Hen and Chickens recently. It tells stories of something that should be familiar to most Londoners: […]

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On The Night: Time & Place

Following on from their success in June, Falling Pennies last Sunday held another of their On The Night showcase events at the Arcola Theatre. Since ‘Second Chances‘ I’ve been lucky enough to see two full-length Falling Pennies productions, both written by the fantastic James Hartnell: Beetles From The West and Remedial Remedies. They have provided […]

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On The Night: Second Chances

Following great success in April, on Sunday Falling Pennies ran their second ‘On The Night‘ event at the Arcola Theatre. The aim of the event is to give writers a chance to have their work performed, so they can see how an audience responds to it and what they need to work on. It’s a […]

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