Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr Fox

After making its debut at Southampton’s Nuffield Theatre towards the end of last year, Sam Holcroft’s stage adaptation of Roald Dahl’s much-loved Fantastic Mr Fox is on its way around the UK – currently playing for a month at the Lyric Hammersmith. With music and lyrics from actor and composer Arthur Darvill, this fun family […]

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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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Sunny Advent

In place of an actual advent calendar this year, I decided it would be fun to look through my memories of Sunny Afternoon so far and pick out some highlights to create a virtual advent calendar! Yes, my picture is terrible (I only had Paint to my disposal, OK?) but you get the idea. So […]

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Before you go… #3

It’s here. Doomsday. It really doesn’t feel like I’ve been to every show this week. There has been a strange mix of emotions & an odd feeling around the group that I can’t quite put my finger on. It has definitely been one of the best set of shows that I’ve gone to – in […]

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I can’t believe 4 months passed so quickly… In May it seemed like an age to wait (especially as this was set to be my very first festival), but it really snuck up on us. Doing #SunnyChallenge again in the build-up was both a silly & a brilliant idea! It knackered me out, but really […]

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The show must go on: part 3

One of the many plus points of going to see a show so many times is the opportunity to see a variety of actors in the same roles, as the principal cast either unfortunately get ill/injured, or (more happily for them) take a well-earned holiday. Having now seen Sunny Afternoon 111 times, I’ve managed to […]

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Moments of ecstatic happiness

I’ve had a bit of time for last Wednesday’s events to sink in now, so thought I’d share a few of my favourite moments from the show itself with you. It really was such a wonderful night. I keep getting odd flashbacks and replaying bits in my mind! (So if my eyes glaze over and […]

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