Happy 50th Birthday, National Theatre, and Many Happy Subsidies

I wish the National Theatre a very happy 50th birthday. To me, it is what subsidy is all about. It could have been a staid presenter of the classics of the English stage. Instead it has encouraged new writing and the discovery of non-English work. It has been challenging and experimental. Given the opportunity not… Continue reading Happy 50th Birthday, National Theatre, and Many Happy Subsidies

The New Chichester Theatre Brochure Analysed

Well conceived and executed double page spread

There’s a debate on LinkedIn about the value of printed brochures. The new Chichester Festival Theatre brochure which came through my letterbox this week shows exactly what a good brochure can do. It’s not that the CFT doesn’t use other media. ‘Friends’ who pay for priority booking and others, like me, on the theatre’s email… Continue reading The New Chichester Theatre Brochure Analysed