Coming up in 2019…

Once again I start off with the intention of looking after myself more – it worked for a short while in 2018, but I very quickly slipped back into old habits… I have at least blocked out regular nights off for half of the year already, so fingers crossed I can stick to that. This […]

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Most popular posts of 2018

I’m always fascinated by the stats page here – in particular, which of my posts end up attracting the most hits! It definitely can take you by surprise at times. So, here are the top 15 most viewed posts from 2018… 15. Section 2 Teamed with No One Is Coming To Save You is Paper […]

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End of 2018 report

Gone are the days of one show or one venue to rule them all! Obviously I will still happily make repeat visits to shows – or follow them around on tour – if I really enjoy them, but variety has very much been the spice of life in 2018. That covers venue as much as […]

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Favourite shows of 2018

As I ended up seeing more different shows than last year (and almost as many in total, thanks to some repeat visits), I decided enough was enough – it’s finally time to branch out from the weird top 12 idea. Beginning with a short list of around 40 (admittedly this doesn’t sound very short), I […]

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ANiMALCOLM: UK tour announced

Following a successful outing at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the musical adaptation of David Baddiel‘s AniMalcolm will be heading out on a UK tour in 2019 – beginning at the McMillan Theatre in Bridgwater (Somerset), it will visit 35 venues in total over the course of a couple of months. This production has been […]

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Not: Lady Chatterley’s Lover

Imagine your typical romantic costume drama: gazing into the middle distance, extended pauses in conversation, frequent flashbacks & dream sequences, and forbidden love. Now imagine that Mel Brooks has got his hands on it – the result is Happy Idiot’s Not: Lady Chatterley’s Lover. Written by company co-founder Lawrence Russell, it’s a version of the D.H. […]

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Rotterdam announces UK tour

Last seen in the UK back in June 2017, when it had a limited run at the Arts Theatre in London’s West End, Jon Brittain’s play Rotterdam is now set to embark on a nationwide tour; this announcement from Hartshorn-Hook Productions coincides with this year’s Transgender Awareness Week. The play has previously enjoyed two other […]

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