Emma Rice at the Globe: top 10

It’s officially into Emma Rice’s last week at Shakespeare’s Globe, and I’m fully expecting to have a meltdown come Saturday evening… So while I’m still functioning, I thought it would be great to celebrate some of my favourite things about her time as the artistic director of the Globe – both from her shows and […]

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946: Supreme

It seems like an age since I last saw what was undoubtedly my favourite show of 2016. Obviously the initial attraction had been the opportunity to see Adam onstage again, but after seeing over half of the Globe performances and following it around the UK on tour an equal number of times, I’d become rather […]

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Olivier Awards 2017 – nominees

The nominees for this year’s Olivier Awards were announced via Facebook Live on Monday. Whilst many of the choices have been widely applauded, it seems to many theatregoers that there are some glaring omissions from the nominations. It’s no easy task to narrow down a year’s worth of theatre into the top four (I really […]

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Coming up in 2017…

Whilst obviously we all remain hopeful that this year isn’t going to be as bad as last year, it’s probably a good idea to distract ourselves with art and escape into Theatreland. And luckily it seems to be shaping up rather nicely! I already have quite a few nights booked up to keep you interested […]

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Favourite shows of 2016

It has been pretty hard to narrow down my customary top 12, particularly given the sheer number of shows I had to choose from – and how late I was still seeing new shows… There are a few that I’ve had to exclude from the list as it would be cheeky to have shows from […]

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946: “Tickety-boo!”

Monday 25 July will be etched in my memory for a while. It was an incredibly bizarre day, but in the best way possible. That morning I almost applied to review 946, but decided not to, went out for a walk in the sunshine – then quite by chance got home just in time to […]

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