Guest editor

We’re delighted to welcome Terri Paddock as our first guest editor, you can see exclusive interviews and features by her across the site and more will be appearing throughout the fringe. A full list of her writing is available here.


Terri Paddock is a theatre journalist and commentator with more than 17 years’ experience. Currently, she tweets @TerriPaddock,TerriPaddockT2_PalaceCircle-sits copy blogs at www.terripaddock.com, and is regularly quoted on theatre issues in wider media including The Independent, The Guardian and BBC News.

Terri co-founded and ran WhatsOnStage.com from 1997 to December 2013, building it into the UK’s leading theatre website and consumer brand. She also founded and launched the WhatsOnStage Awards, the original “theatregoers’ choice” prizes.

As a freelance journalist, Terri’s myriad credits have included the Evening Standard, Daily Express and The Times. She is also the author of two published novelsCome Clean (HarperCollins) and Beware the Dwarfs (Little Brown).