Category Archives: Theatre

Holy Play: Liturgy as Theatre

Of course, my presence in Chichester was to attend a seminar on ‘Holy Play: Liturgy as Theatre’. It was held in the Bishop’s Palace, adjacent to Chichester Cathedral. Bishop Martin Warner welcomed us to the seminar. I was not alone

Holy Play: Liturgy as Theatre

Of course, my presence in Chichester was to attend a seminar on ‘Holy Play: Liturgy as Theatre’. It was held in the Bishop’s Palace, adjacent to Chichester Cathedral. Bishop Martin Warner welcomed us to the seminar. I was not alone

The Importance of being Ernest

Well, this just wasn’t my favourite production of Oscar Wilde’s play – some miscasting certainly. Modern as it maybe, and unpopular to say so, but Algernon cannot be black. It simply does not fit the story. I couldn’t adjust visually

The Importance of being Ernest

Well, this just wasn’t my favourite production of Oscar Wilde’s play – some miscasting certainly. Modern as it maybe, and unpopular to say so, but Algernon cannot be black. It simply does not fit the story. I couldn’t adjust visually

‘The Other Place’

This evening’s play is at the Park Theatre in Finsbury Park, for which I need the Piccadilly line and the closest station for me is Covent Garden. St Paul’s Covent Garden is known as the actor’s church. Of course I

‘The Other Place’

This evening’s play is at the Park Theatre in Finsbury Park, for which I need the Piccadilly line and the closest station for me is Covent Garden. St Paul’s Covent Garden is known as the actor’s church. Of course I

King Lear

I don’t like this story. I studied it at school and somehow feel I have live through part of this theme. However, having seen our own Geoffrey Rush in the title role (I don’t care what they say about him

King Lear

I don’t like this story. I studied it at school and somehow feel I have live through part of this theme. However, having seen our own Geoffrey Rush in the title role (I don’t care what they say about him

The Lehman Trilogy

3 actors, 3 acts, 3 hours 30 minutes. Bravo, a must-see production. Brilliant. Adam Goodley, Ben Miles, Simon Russell Beale. Stellar performances from each, directed by Sam Mendes, on a brilliant revolving set by Es Devlin. Standing ovation from the

The Lehman Trilogy

3 actors, 3 acts, 3 hours 30 minutes. Bravo, a must-see production. Brilliant. Adam Goodley, Ben Miles, Simon Russell Beale. Stellar performances from each, directed by Sam Mendes, on a brilliant revolving set by Es Devlin. Standing ovation from the

Bon Voyage, in the rain

It had rained overnight and remained slightly drizzly as I took leave of Manhattan and headed to the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal to board the Queen Mary 2. I have been advised that I am not on a cruise. I’m on

Bon Voyage, in the rain

It had rained overnight and remained slightly drizzly as I took leave of Manhattan and headed to the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal to board the Queen Mary 2. I have been advised that I am not on a cruise. I’m on

‘Straight White Men’

The centrepiece of this set is a couch for three, besieged by a father and his three adult sons. I honestly couldn’t see four grown men wanting to all squeeze in there together. That piece of direction may have stemmed

‘Straight White Men’

The centrepiece of this set is a couch for three, besieged by a father and his three adult sons. I honestly couldn’t see four grown men wanting to all squeeze in there together. That piece of direction may have stemmed