Guest editor Bruce Dessau: How does the comedy industry view press coverage

Bruce Dessau is the comedy critic of the Evening Standard and the editor of the comedy website beyondthejoke.co.uk. Below he talks about the state of comedy criticism and the increasing problem of getting tickets to review shows. In the first in a series of articles on the subject of comedy criticism, he explores the difficulties…

Guest Post: Youtube – The quiet boom of British Theatre Journalism

Guest Post: Youtube – The quiet boom of British Theatre Journalism

Robert Wallace is a freelance theatre journalist and podcast producer. He is also the founder of TheatreGB, an online editorial producing news, reviews, interviews and feature content on the thriving UK theatre scene. Here, Robert takes a look at the thriving theatre journalism scene on YouTube and evaluates its place within the wider journalistic landscape….

Is there a future for Journalism?

Is there a future for Journalism?

Fergus Morgan is a freelance arts journalist, specialising in theatre. His work has appeared in The Stage, TimeOut, Vice, The Independent, WhatsOnStage and elsewhere, and he publishes his own newsletter featuring emerging theatremakers, The Crush Bar, on Substack. In the first piece of his series, Morgan evaluates the ever-changing nature of theatre journalism, in the…