Wish list: National Theatre At Home

Following on from the instant success of the first National Theatre At Home streaming event on Thursday night (Richard Bean’s One Man, Two Guvnors, starring James Corden), it’s got me thinking about all the other wonderful NT Live screenings that I’d love to come to the small screen as part of this series. Over the next […]

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Puppets 2017: a summary

After choosing in 2016 to focus on Shakespeare (in the 400th anniversary of his death), I went completely different this year and made it my mission to learn more about, and see more shows featuring, puppets. I have a longstanding love of puppets, grown mainly from Edd the Duck and the Muppets – and there […]

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Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein was revolutionary in its time; written just over 200 years ago by an 18-year-old, it set the parameters for the horror genre. It continues to shock even now, remaining a cultural reference that is immediately recognisable to all. To celebrate the bicentenary of its initial conception, last year Blackeyed Theatre Company débuted […]

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