End of 2019 report

Well, it’s been quite a year, hasn’t it? The less said about the political landscape the better, except for the fact that it’s probably given James Graham enough material to last a lifetime… I can’t help but wish that I had some play writing ability to lighten the load (and for my own catharsis)! Back […]

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Dear Emma…

As your first summer season at the Globe has come to an end, I would like to take this opportunity to express my sincerest thanks for what has been a perfect introduction to one of London’s most wonderful performance spaces. As a longtime Shakespeare fan, it’s remarkable that it took me until this year to […]

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Midnight matinée

It seems like forever ago that this got booked. I had wanted to see my very first Macbeth at a midnight performance, but that didn’t work out – I’m glad about that now though. A Midsummer Night’s Dream is definitely one of my favourite shows of the year, so it only seems fitting that it […]

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My first trip to the Globe

I’ve loved Shakespeare ever since I was about 13. Learning key speeches from Macbeth & reciting them at lightning pace, devising ‘Macbeth: The Musical’ (I kid you not) – and then actually studying Shakespeare properly, with Twelfth Night & Romeo and Juliet. So it’s inconceivable that it’s taken so long for me to see a […]

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SeeAbility concert

On Sunday, a group of hugely talented people gathered in Richmond to perform at a concert raising money for a locally based charity, SeeAbility. In particular, they were raising awareness of a campaign called ‘Children in Focus‘. Did you know that a child with a disability is 28 times more likely to have some form […]

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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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