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ES MAGAZINE

When actress Gala Gordon and producer Isabella Macpherson established Platform Presents they wanted to redress the balance in theatre. They weren’t expecting a pandemic to make some changes of its own. Nick Curtis meets the women pivoting to transform London’s West End.

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DAILY TELEGRAPH
★★★★

"What counts is the ambience – the halfway state aligning both with the characters’ condition and the Covid context. We’re all sitting on grief at the moment. This succinct effort allows that a brief bubbling forth.


- Dominic Cavendish, The Telegraph

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EVENING STANDARD
★★★★

"Good Grief is a bittersweet study of bereavement..: The script expertly packs an eight-month arc of bereavement into less than 50 minutes.” 


- Nick Curtis, Evening Standard 

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THE OBSERVER
★★★★

Good Grief Review: Sian Clifford and Nikesh Patel rehearsed for two days on Zoom before being filmed in a studio in Lorien Haynes’s impressively naturalistic bereavement story.

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THE GUARDIAN
★★★★★

Stoppard gem earns an ovation from the sofa: David Morrissey headed up a cast united on Zoom for a show that took on poignant new meaning and exuded theatrical joy.

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COUNTRY & TOWNHOUSE

The multifaceted Gala Gordon loves being on stage but she tells Lucy Cleland why she’s using her platform to promote other young rising stars…

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HARPER’S
BAZAAR

Change Makers Gala Gordon & Isabella Macpherson: The Pioneering Producers...

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EVENING
STANDARD

Platform Presents: The London company setting the stage for female playwrights...

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HARPER'S
BAZAAR

How to embrace your inner poet in 2020: Everything you need to write a successful poem by two women in the know...

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FORBES

Platform Presents New Playwright's Prize & Poetry Gala In London...

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THE
GUARDIAN

Preacher writer Mary Laws: 'I'm happy to get angry and deep about faith and God'. As her horror comedy Blueberry Toast is staged in London, the Texan talks about how Christianity informs everything she writes...

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HARPER'S
BAZAAR

Why so many Hollywood actresses are turning producer: Actress Gala Gordon explains why she and so many of her acting peers are following the Reese Witherspoon producer formula...

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EVENING
STANDARD

Crown star Gala Gordon says new play Blueberry Toast is 'all about a woman finding her strength'.

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EVENING
STANDARD

Andrew Scott and Florence Welch join star poetry line-up in support of refugees.

Podcasts

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Podcast
BREAK OUT
CULTURE

We talk to Gala Gordon and Isabella Macpherson of Platform Presents on the hybrids giving a boost to the performing arts industry and meet the young film-maker celebrating Rachel Carson and Silent Spring in a new film Nevergreen.

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Podcast
CURTAIN CALL THEATRE

Take Your Bow. Remote Read Producers. A remote reading of Sir Tom Stoppard’s Play “A Separate Peace”.

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Podcast
ALLBRIGHT
SISTERHOOD

Anna is joined by actor & producer Gala Gordon, who talks about rejection, resilience and the loneliness of her industry, and producer Isabella Macpherson...

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Podcast
CURTAIN CALL
THEATRE

Welcome to the first ever episode of the No Pressure Podcast hosted by Curtain Call's Matt Humphrey.