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17 October - 19 October 2019

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News & Blog

  • ERA 50:50 – sharing the limelight at the Golden Globes

    For the eagle eyed of you watching the Golden Globes earlier this month, you will have seen winner of ‘Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series (Drama)’ - Olivia Colman - sporting an ERA 50:50 ring.
  • The New Year Honours list 2020

    Every year there is quite a bit of controversy about the New Year’s Honours List and the whole honours system itself....
  • We wish you a Merry Christmas!

    ​The team at The Play’s the Thing Theatre Company would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
  • We should be celebrating all actors regardless of age

    I read a very interesting article recently written by Lyn Gardner - theatre critic and writer for The Stage..... Her piece entitled ‘Theatre glorifies the young when it really needs more late starters’, discusses how many theatres celebrate young people entering the industry and how they are perhaps missing a trick with not giving the more mature actor just coming into theatre the opportunities that they deserve.