All or Nothing Repertory Theatre Company's 'My Other Self: The Evolution of Shakespeare's Richard III' weaves together elements of Henry VI Parts 2 & 3 and Richard III to show the influences and events that shaped Richard into one of Shakespeare's most fascinating villains. While I am an avid fan of Shakespeare, I'm less familiar … Continue reading My Other Self: The Evolution of Shakespeare’s Richard III at the Cockpit Theatre
Last night I had the great pleasure of seeing Whodunnit (unrehearsed) at the Park Theatre (a very generous treat from my lovely mum). Today my mouth feels a whole lot wider from excessive laughing and smiling. That is a thing right? Aching mouth aside, this is a much needed dose of pure silliness. You get … Continue reading Whodunnit (unrehearsed) at the Park Theatre
In this, my latest installment of A Glimpse Inside, I had the great pleasure of speaking to playwright Paul Stevens. Some of you might recognise Paul, as the actor Paul Marlon, who was in the fabulous WWI play The Greater Game last year. We met to talk about his new play True Colours, which will … Continue reading A glimpse inside with Paul Stevens
Last week I was lucky enough to catch up with playwright & performer Fran Bushe over hot beverages at the Soho Theatre. Her show Ad Libido will be running there from 7th-11th May. As you might guess from the content of the interview, Fran and I already know each other, having both been on the … Continue reading A glimpse inside with Fran Bushe
Images courtesy of LAPA Last night I was invited to the press night of The Greater Game. Having already interviewed a lot of the cast, including the playwright, I felt nervous. What if I didn't like it? Well I needn't have worried, it was wonderful. In a way that only a play that reduces me … Continue reading The Greater Game review
In May I wrote a theatre FOMO post, talking about the shows I wished I could be seeing but would sadly be missing. In that same spirit I want to talk about the Trafalgar Studios, which seems to be mopping up the cream of the crop of smaller space transfers. There is definitely magic in … Continue reading Is there magic in the water at the Trafalgar Studios?