Theatre company Playing ON celebrates its tenth anniversary this year; it was set up to provide a voice for the voiceless, producing pieces of new writing to tell the stories of the disenfranchised – and also running workshops that seek to engage its participants in the route to employment, or even start down the path […]Read More Can I Help You?
Well then. I think it’s safe to say that this particular challenge week didn’t go according to plan! I did do a Shakespeare thing every day, to be fair, and this was the first challenge week to head outside of London for the last couple of shows – so that’s an achievement. I was on […]Read More #MindTheBard 2019: round-up
“O, beware, my lord, of jealousy! It is the green-eyed monster which doth mock the meat it feeds on.” The obvious focus for productions of Othello is the race angle, given the title character’s isolation from the rest of the play’s personnel. However, there are plenty of other themes that run through the heart of […]Read More Day 4: Othello: Remixed
A couple of days to recover from March, and then straight back on it… Lots and lots opening in London again this month! The Blue Elephant Theatre welcomes The Tell Tales, At the Heart of Things and Bailamos Opa! – plus Gauhar Jaan – The Datia Incident, Shadwell Opera Double Bill: Diary of One Who […]Read More Never Mind The Blog… Here’s April 2018
First off, you’ll notice that (unlike February) I’ve had a little bit of time to raise the logo stakes slightly – so it’s slowly getting there… Lots of different things opening across the country this month. In London there are a lot of fringe & Off West End productions coming for you, such as Glass […]Read More Never Mind The Blog… Here’s March 2018
Missed what January had to offer? Have a quick skim over the first post if you like, and then see what’s happening in the shortest month of the year. No time to revamp the logo, so for now you’ll still have to bear with my ‘interesting’ design… There’s another slew of openings and early previews […]Read More Never Mind The Blog… Here’s February 2018