We can’t be 100% certain, but it is widely accepted that William Shakespeare was born on 23 April 1564 – and died on the same date in 1616. Though the theatres are closed, that doesn’t mean we can’t mark Shakespeare Day in alternative ways… News The RSC has closed the Swan Theatre until the autumn, […]Read More Never Mind The Blog… Here’s Shakespeare Day 2020
What I’d usually do here is say I’m aiming to be sensible again, but that clearly doesn’t work – at the most it lasts about one or two months and then anything goes… So I’ll just say that I’ll think carefully about my reviewing commitments, and then everything else can sort itself out organically. What […]Read More Coming up in 2020…
… I do apologise for that terrible title – but I never could resist a good pun! Or a bad pun, for that matter. It’s taken me a while to get to see the National’s production of Treasure Island (written by Bryony Lavery), for one reason or another. (Money, time, Sunny Afternoon…) I love the […]Read More Pieces of great!
It was my birthday a couple of weeks ago and, since I’m now living in London, I decided to take a leaf out of the Queen’s book and celebrate on more than one day… A whole week, to be precise! And at my grand old age (a friend, who shall remain nameless, delights in calling […]Read More Birthday festival