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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.

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

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 

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.

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.

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…

HARPER’S
BAZAAR

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

EVENING
STANDARD

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

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...

FORBES

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

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...

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...

EVENING
STANDARD

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

EVENING
STANDARD

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

Podcasts

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.

Podcast
CURTAIN CALL THEATRE

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

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...

Podcast
CURTAIN CALL
THEATRE

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

 
 
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