Since 2015’s Suffragette film, and the many events in 2018 marking 100 years since partial female suffrage was granted (such as Suffragette City, Artichoke’s PROCESSIONS marches and the commissioning of a statue of Millicent Garrett Fawcett in Parliament Square), there has been a renewed interest in the UK’s suffrage movement. Kate Prince’s Sylvia has now finally opened at […]

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The Shawshank Redemption

“I guess it comes down to a simple choice, really. Get busy living, or get busy dying.” Based on the Stephen King novella Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption, but probably better known from the 1994 film starring Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins, the stage adaptation of The Shawshank Redemption (written by Owen O’Neill and Dave Johns, […]

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Mind the Blog ‘on tour’ 2018

I had such a good time travelling around for shows last year that I decided I should keep it up again this year. There may not be any international travel in there, but Mind the Blog has definitely covered a good proportion of Britain at least! With an incredible amount of irritation to be found […]

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