“More loneliness than any man could bear, rescue me before I fall into despair…” There are certain bands and artists that it’s almost cool to dislike or ridicule; Coldplay is probably the best modern example, but often it ends up being a selection of groups or singers from a previous generation – your mum still […]Read More Message In A Bottle
Picture the scene: Charity Hope Valentine and Oscar Lindquist have just been released from a broken down lift. They straighten themselves up and are about to go their separate ways when Oscar awkwardly asks Charity if she’d like to accompany him to church. Only this is no ordinary church… And so one of Sweet Charity‘s […]Read More Day 1: “To feel the tingle in your fingers”
Apparently 2018 is the “Year of the Woman”, and it has definitely felt like the world of theatre has stepped up for the occasion. So imagine my horror when I read Victoria Sadler’s annual report on female playwrights and the reality isn’t quite as rosy across the board as you might hope… I’d definitely recommend […]Read More “You don’t need to be a woman to know what is coming”
West End Live has become one of the most hotly anticipated weekends for theatregoers everywhere. Two days of talent being showcased to thousands of people in a very broad audience. What’s not to like? Now I live in London I actually have the chance to go to events like this. So… Up I woke at […]Read More My first West End Live
I thought it was about time I checked out the competition… I’m getting quite good at picking up a bargain, and this was no exception! Front row day seat for £20! I got to the box office at about 12.30pm for a Tuesday night performance, so that hopefully gives you a good idea of when […]Read More Hockadoo!