Category Archives: Theatre

‘Wherever the Romans go, aqueducts follow’

A balmy evening for my final evening at the theatre, tonight at the National Theatre on the south bank of the Thames. Great view from Waterloo Bridge. Perfect seat in the Olivier Theatre. The theatre, which is very capacious, it

‘Wherever the Romans go, aqueducts follow’

A balmy evening for my final evening at the theatre, tonight at the National Theatre on the south bank of the Thames. Great view from Waterloo Bridge. Perfect seat in the Olivier Theatre. The theatre, which is very capacious, it

“The world makes politicians of us all”.

Back at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket, for Queen Anne, a production by the Royal Shakespeare Company.  Beautiful ceiling. Thalia and Melpomene were looking kindly on me this evening as I had one of the best seats in the house. It

“The world makes politicians of us all”.

Back at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket, for Queen Anne, a production by the Royal Shakespeare Company.  Beautiful ceiling. Thalia and Melpomene were looking kindly on me this evening as I had one of the best seats in the house. It

Nosebleed @ The Gielgud 

Beautiful weather in London this evening. A pleasant stroll to Shaftesbury Road, through Russell Square, for  a curtain up at 7pm Tonight I was at the Gielgud Theatre. It is a nice theatre, with a domed ceiling with a chandelier

Nosebleed @ The Gielgud 

Beautiful weather in London this evening. A pleasant stroll to Shaftesbury Road, through Russell Square, for  a curtain up at 7pm Tonight I was at the Gielgud Theatre. It is a nice theatre, with a domed ceiling with a chandelier

Twitstorm

It’s Friday, I am be back in London, at Finsbury Park again, this time in the Park200 theatre to see Twitstorm, a play by Chris England and a performance directed by Jonathan Lewis. This is the larger of the Park

Twitstorm

It’s Friday, I am be back in London, at Finsbury Park again, this time in the Park200 theatre to see Twitstorm, a play by Chris England and a performance directed by Jonathan Lewis. This is the larger of the Park

Mediterranean meandering 

From my balcony, another day of total leisure n the Mediterranean Sea. Breakfast in the Lido buffet where I snagged a window seat, though on the sunny starboard side so I was a bit hot. I used my book as

Mediterranean meandering 

From my balcony, another day of total leisure n the Mediterranean Sea. Breakfast in the Lido buffet where I snagged a window seat, though on the sunny starboard side so I was a bit hot. I used my book as

“I tell thee, churlish priest,..”

There is a reason why the Royal Shakespeare Company exists, and why great actors have begun their wide and varied careers training for Shakespearean roles. It’s all in the diction and voice projection. Stars such as Olivier, Gielgud, Stewart, McKellan

“I tell thee, churlish priest,..”

There is a reason why the Royal Shakespeare Company exists, and why great actors have begun their wide and varied careers training for Shakespearean roles. It’s all in the diction and voice projection. Stars such as Olivier, Gielgud, Stewart, McKellan

Incident in Islington

This evening’s performance was at the King’s Head Pub and Theatre in Islington.  I went via the tube as I could travel directly rather than have to change tube lines in peak hour. What is it with those underground connections

Incident in Islington

This evening’s performance was at the King’s Head Pub and Theatre in Islington.  I went via the tube as I could travel directly rather than have to change tube lines in peak hour. What is it with those underground connections