2018 mid-year update

  Where have those six months gone? The year started off quite slow and steady, but all of a sudden things have picked up the pace again… It’s as if I never attempted to take things a little easier! As of this evening, I’ve managed to fit in 110 different shows – plus there are the […]

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Dust: West End transfer announced

Following an award-winning Edinburgh Festival Fringe run in 2017, and a sold-out engagement at Soho Theatre earlier this year, Milly Thomas’ acclaimed solo show Dust will transfer to Trafalgar Studios 2 in September. It is directed by Sara Joyce, and features set design from Anna Reid, sound design from Max Perryment and lighting design from […]

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Olivier Awards 2018

So, that just happened! Despite some small disappointments in the nominations (nothing too much, just some things felt unnecessarily overlooked), I was rather looking forward to this year’s Oliviers. And I was also rather glad that I wasn’t on site to cover the ceremony this time – partly because of the damp forecast, partly because I […]

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Favourite shows of 2017

Any number of shows could have been included in this post; frankly it’s ludicrous that I decided to stick with my whole top 12 idea… As I’ve seen about 90 more individual shows than last year, it’s almost a question of picking some of the shows out of a hat to be able to split […]

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The Red Lion

Originally produced at the National Theatre in 2015, a new production of Patrick Marber’s re-worked football play The Red Lion is now resident at Trafalgar Studios 2. It transfers from Newcastle’s Live Theatre, and stars Stephen Tompkinson, John Bowler and Dean Bone. Red Lion FC is a northern, semi-professional club with an ambitious manager and not a […]

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