Category Archives: Theatre

Present Laughter

A great night at the theatre with all three tiers of the theatre on their feet applauding a fine performance by Andrew Scott (Hamlet) in the lead role of this very amusing play by Noël Coward. A sold-out season at

Present Laughter

A great night at the theatre with all three tiers of the theatre on their feet applauding a fine performance by Andrew Scott (Hamlet) in the lead role of this very amusing play by Noël Coward. A sold-out season at

The Starry Messenger

A great seat almost on the stage. This play was a mess, and poorly directed. Full of awkward pauses and actors speaking over each other like they had forgotten their queue. I recognise that Matthew Broderick was supposed to be

The Starry Messenger

A great seat almost on the stage. This play was a mess, and poorly directed. Full of awkward pauses and actors speaking over each other like they had forgotten their queue. I recognise that Matthew Broderick was supposed to be

The Girl on the Train

I confess that I had this confused with that great film ‘The Lady Vanishes’ and I didn’t realise this was a play version of the relatively recent film of the same name which starred Emily Blunt. I overcame my confusion

The Girl on the Train

I confess that I had this confused with that great film ‘The Lady Vanishes’ and I didn’t realise this was a play version of the relatively recent film of the same name which starred Emily Blunt. I overcame my confusion

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