Anna James

Ms Anna James

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Acting & Performance, Awards, Backstage & Technical, Musical Theatre, Reviews, Shakespeare, West End

Biography

Anna James is a children's author and arts journalist living in London

Recent Articles

Dante’s In-Furlough

Dante’s In-Furlough

Sam Carrack’s production is a fun retelling of The Devil and Billy Markham, Shel Silverstein’s 1979 poem
The Mermaid’s Tongue

The Mermaid’s Tongue

Swamp Motel’s wonderful translation of escape room experience into the digital sphere
Lockdown Town

Lockdown Town

A joyous celebration of live music that also starts important conversations
The return of immersive Gatsby: 'It feels like the moment to try to make something happen'

The return of immersive Gatsby: 'It feels like the moment to try to make something happen'

The cast and creatives behind the hugely successful immersive Gatsby tell Anna James how the show has been adapted to be Covid-safe and why productions such as theirs could be the answer to safely reopening theatres
Felix Barrett

Felix Barrett

Felix Barrett, founder and artistic director of Punchdrunk, tells Anna James how the pioneering company always seeks to transcend theatrical experience, why he resists the label ‘immersive’ and how the form-smashing TV crossover project The Third Day – in development for nine years – was salvaged after Covid-19 hit
We Are Shadows: Brick Lane

We Are Shadows: Brick Lane

Coney and Tamasha’s immersive walking tour has a lot of value, but some rough edges
How Almeida's Young Company created a climate change festival amid the pandemic

How Almeida's Young Company created a climate change festival amid the pandemic

London’s Almeida Theatre has prioritised its young companies amid the pandemic. Dani Parr, the venue’s director of participation, explains how it set up the digital Shifting Tides festival against the background of Covid-19
How is immersive theatre staying afloat during lockdown?

How is immersive theatre staying afloat during lockdown?

Before the pandemic, immersive theatre was one of the fastest-growing arts sectors. Theatremakers from Les Enfants Terribles, Secret Cinema, Hartshorn-Hook and more tell Anna James about diversifying their work during lockdown and their ideas for staying safe when shows can reopen
United Queendom

United Queendom

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