The process of putting a production together is a complicated and often arduous process. However 24 Hour Plays decides to make proceedings even more difficult by giving themselves only twenty-four hours to put a show together. As the Prologue tells us, the actors come together with only themselves, no pre conceived ideas of what they want to create. It is not surprising then that this show becomes centred around the actors’ own experiences and issues.
In less than a week, Theatre Land will be flocking to the prestigious Royal Opera House as one of the biggest Awards ceremonies in the industry descends onto both stage and screen. However…do you find that whilst your sat watching these ceremonies, you’re shaking your head at the fact that the award wasn’t won by the rightful nominee, or that certain categories have been omitted? Cue Mark Shenton and Terri paddock…two established theatre critics who have worked for some of the biggest publications in the UK as they start a movement! Intent on showcasing the very best both of on stage and off stage, they are determined to shine a light on the elements of theatre that are otherwise ignored with the very first Also Recognised Awards!