Category Archives: Theatre

‘The Son’

“Everything will be alright”. Of course it wasn’t to be and I do blame the parents completely. The story of an adolescent with mental health issues which come to the fore following his parents divorce and father’s remarriage. Written by

‘The Son’

“Everything will be alright”. Of course it wasn’t to be and I do blame the parents completely. The story of an adolescent with mental health issues which come to the fore following his parents divorce and father’s remarriage. Written by

Hansard – the play

I don’t want to give too much away about this excellent new play by Simon Woods, his first I understand. I absolutely loved it. I do hope he continues writing. Playing at the National Theatre. A two-handler starring Lindsay Duncan

Hansard – the play

I don’t want to give too much away about this excellent new play by Simon Woods, his first I understand. I absolutely loved it. I do hope he continues writing. Playing at the National Theatre. A two-handler starring Lindsay Duncan

‘Bitter Wheat’ – #metoo

This play at The Garrick Theatre started well. It was very amusing – a film producer in Hollywood lives a life centred entirely around himself. Acerbic, sarcastic, verbal, vile but amusing. His staff avoid conflict by obeying his every command,

‘Bitter Wheat’ – #metoo

This play at The Garrick Theatre started well. It was very amusing – a film producer in Hollywood lives a life centred entirely around himself. Acerbic, sarcastic, verbal, vile but amusing. His staff avoid conflict by obeying his every command,

Martin Randall – the best tours

My trip to Russia was organised by Martin Randall Travel London (with an office in Australia too). They are, in my opinion, the leaders in cultural tours. They are well planned, engage experts who really know their stuff and who

Martin Randall – the best tours

My trip to Russia was organised by Martin Randall Travel London (with an office in Australia too). They are, in my opinion, the leaders in cultural tours. They are well planned, engage experts who really know their stuff and who

Mikhailovsky ballet

A wonderful evening at St Petersburg’s Mikhailovsky Theatre for a performance of the ballet ‘Don Quixote’. The Don be the perfect ballet role for me. No dancing, just riding in on a horse and then some prancing around with a

Mikhailovsky ballet

A wonderful evening at St Petersburg’s Mikhailovsky Theatre for a performance of the ballet ‘Don Quixote’. The Don be the perfect ballet role for me. No dancing, just riding in on a horse and then some prancing around with a

Much ado about Mariinski

The original Mariinski Theatre opened in 1860 had a long and illustrious, and is presently closed for renovation. Since 1988 both the ballet company and opera company have been under the artistic leadership of Valery Gergiev, who has implemented many

Much ado about Mariinski

The original Mariinski Theatre opened in 1860 had a long and illustrious, and is presently closed for renovation. Since 1988 both the ballet company and opera company have been under the artistic leadership of Valery Gergiev, who has implemented many

A Very Expensive Poison

I sat next to a Russian couple. I wondered if he was there to hear some critic instructions from the cast. This is a play about the polonium poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko in Mayfair. Quite a large cast playing multiple

A Very Expensive Poison

I sat next to a Russian couple. I wondered if he was there to hear some critic instructions from the cast. This is a play about the polonium poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko in Mayfair. Quite a large cast playing multiple