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03/01/99 - Theatre Website Design
Some do's and don'ts for theatre website designers
10/01/99 - Shakespeare - Man of the Millennium
Some thoughts about the Bard on his having been voted Man of the Millennium
by Radio 4 listeners
17/01/99 - The Great British Pantomime
What is it that makes panto so popular?
24/01/99 - ACE: The Disaster Movie!
The Arts Council of England plunges further into disaster
31/01/99 - What about Plays?
We need more websites devoted to plays
07/02/99 - Theatre in the New Millennium
The first part of an occasional series about how British theatre should
look in the new millenium
14/02/99 - An Award Too Far?
Do the large numbers of awards that theatre people present to each other
have any value?
21/02/99 - Usenet Revisited
A look at theatre newsgroups: are they any use?
28/02/99 - The Colour of Justice
A review of the BBC film of the play presented at the Tricycle, Kilburn
07/03/99 - Sarah Kane (1971-1999)
14/03/99 - Writing Comedy
Details of a new online comedy-writing course
21/03/99 - What's On in London?
A Guide to the Guides to West End theatre
28/03/99 - Morcambe and Wise
An appreciation of the work of the greatest duo in the history of British
04/04/99 - Theatre and Kids
Reactions to a survey on the attitudes of children and young people
11/04/99 - Happy Birthday, Will Shakespeare!
Some meditations on Shakespeare and his birthday
25/04/99 - They Killed Theatre!
In a recent newsgroup discussion, someone suggested Lloyd Webber and
Cameron Mackintosh had killed theatre. We take a close look at this
02/05/99 - "Dangerously jingoistic
and inward looking"
So says Sir John Drummond of British theatre. Is he right?
09/05/99 - Film v. Theatre
The differences between film and stage acting
17/05/99 - What's What in British Theatre
The meaning of all those curious abbreviations we use in theatre
23/05/99 - Actors and their Fan Sites
The relationship between actors and the websites set up by their fans
30/05/99 - The Training of an Actor - Starting
Starting Drama training while still at school
06/06/99 - Theatre Is Bigger than Football
So says the TMA. We dispute that!
14/06/99 - Edinburgh Fringe Preview
A first look at what we can expect of the 1999 Edinburgh Fringe
20/06/99 - Technical Terms - the Real Story!
What those words and phrases in use in amateur theatre really
27/06/99 - www.Fringe99
The 1999 Edinburgh Fringe and the Internet
04/07/99 - The Internet Theatre Database
An interview with one of the founders of the ITDb
11/07/99 - Shakespeare for Dummies
A review of a new book by John Doyle and Ray Lischner
18/07/99 - The Caliban Listings Database
Robert Iles of the UK Theatre Web writes about this important resource
26/07/99 - Thoughts on the News
Thoughts inspired by this week's theatre news stories
29/08/99 - The Creative and the Critic
Some thoughts on the relationship between the creative artist and the
05/09/99 - Making Shakespeare Accessible
How people are trying to make Shakespeare more accessible - and thoughts
on whether or not we should actually do it
12/09/99 - Celebrating the Millennium Dramatically
How young people throughout the country will be celebrating the Millennium
through the performing arts
19/09/99 - Too Many Musicals?
Is an excess of musicals driving straight plays out of the West End?
26/09/99 - Variety - the Extinct Spice of
Is Variety dead?
03/10/99 - Education and the Arts: the
The educational value of the arts, and drama in particular
10/10/99 - Theatre Websites: a Review
Another (rather wandering) look at the standards of theatre websites
24/10/99 - A More Subtle Form of Censorship
Is political correctness just censorship in another guise?
31/10/99 - What Am I Going to Write about
Some meanderings about writing!
07/11/99 - A Midsummer Night's Dream
A review of the Royal Shakespeare Company's production
14/11/99 - Getting Your Play Performed
Advice on getting your play performed and published
15/11/99 - Agents for Playwrights
A list of literary agents specialising in theatre
21/11/99 - Markets for Playwrights
Theatres and theatre companies which are interested in new writing
05/12/99 - A Very British Theatrical Form
A look at the very British tradition of pantomime at Christmas
16/12/99 - ACE: Investing in Excellence
The Arts Council of England reveals its funding plans for the next two
19/12/00 - What I Want for Christmas
My theatrical wish-list for Christmas 1999
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