Chris Grady

Chris Grady: Think carefully before venting views on Facebook
In this day and age it's all to easy to post critical comments without thinking who might read them
Chris Grady: Final Edinburgh reflections and recommendations
My last couple of days in Edinburgh (Monday and Tuesday) passed in a whirlwind because, not only was I seeing shows, I was also ensuring that my three guests from the creative industries in ...
Chris Grady: A plea to Edinburgh Fringe companies - print a programme
In his latest Edinburgh bulletin, Chris Grady flags up an issue that has bugged many critics and punters over the years - the lack of information about the participants
Chris Grady: Edinburgh - getting going
After a slight delay because of animals on the line at York, we sailed into Waverley Station at 2.45pm on Friday and I was in my first show after registration at Fringe Central (lovely team, ...
Chris Grady: A sneak preview of new musicals
Acclaimed composer/orchestrator Jason Carr (Sunday in the Park at the Menier Chocolate Factory) and I were invited to see five new musicals in cabaret/sneak preview last night.We then ...
Chris Grady: London theatre through the eyes of a tourist
Recently I hosted two Japanese business leaders here to understand more of how the British theatre industry works - for one it was his first time in Europe, for another it was a return after ...
Chris Grady: Away from Murray with Russian apples
Our regular blogger Chris Grady escapes Murray-mania with an intriguing culinary theatrical experience in Norfolk
Chris Grady: Musical theatre feels like the artform that dare not speak its name
In his latest blog, Chris Grady argues that fans of musical theatre should no longer hide in the shadows of cultural shame
Chris Grady: What can I teach the next generation about governmental attitudes to arts?
What do I teach the next generation of cultural leaders about politicians' and government attitudes to arts? It's a genuine question and I'm at a loss how to tackle it. Chris Grady My ...
Chris Grady: Marking centenaries in Bloomsbury and Aldeburgh
This week I have been at St George's Church in Bloomsbury reflecting on the amazing legacy of the Suffragettes on the 100th anniversary of the day when Emily Wilding Davison threw herself ...