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What a Year! (Foreword)
Latest comment from Sardines’ Editorial



Tamara von Werthern (regular column)
Tamara finds some positives from five long months of lockdown.



Our 25-page special feature covers the darkest months for theatre everywhere.

Timeline of the UK’s Covid-19 Story




Extinction Level Event?




Lockdown Diary




Spare a Thought for…




Lockdown on Social Media




6 of the Best – Relevant Poll Results




Technology in Isolation




Take #2




Centre Stage to Shelf-Stacking




Ladies’ Day – A Remote Production in July




A Lockdown View from the Isle of Wight




An Open Letter From Michael Billington




News stories relevant to amateur theatremakers around the country.


Ruthie Rearranged – cover story
Ruthie discusses her thirty-three-year career, concert dates and her industry.



Hard Drugs & Hairstyles (Just Say NO!, Kids)
A brand-new Grange Hill boxed set is now available to pre-order.



Michael Green & The Art of Coarse Acting
Nick Smurthwaite takes a look at one of amateur theatre’s most iconic books.



Win a Wild Card
Focus on the new memoire of actor, theatre director and writer, Martin Milnes.



Win When You’re Singing
Singing coach Julie Miles talks about bringing people up to scratch for TV.



Looking Back … Looking Forward
On behalf of the British Music Hall Society, Chris Abbott, shares his passion.



Fascinating Liza
One third of Fascinating Aida, Liza Pulman looks forward to her concert dates.



Strike Up the Band!
What a depleted musical theatre industry has in store for us.



Panto in Ruins?
Industry leaders & playwrights give their opinions on this year’s troubled season.



Plays, Books & Musicals
New and re-released titles now available for amateur performance.