Category Archives: Theatre

Anthony and the Johnsons

Yesterday it was my eldest sons 13th birthday.  We had a wonderful mother/son day in London.  I took him to the Lichtenstein exhibition which was just great for him, right up his street!  It was a retrospective of comic strip … Continue reading

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1/2 Passing Through Reality & The Lost Estate

Twenty three years ago, I was in the most enchanting, magical first ever English production of Le Grand Meaulnes.  A translation of the beautiful French novel written by Alain Fournier.  1913 the last of the great romantics. I was at … Continue reading

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Uncomfortable. The personal physical tic’s of human nature, expressed through music, movement, dance, lyrics and scripts appears to be ‘the thing’ in theatres across the board at the moment. I recently saw the intense CAN WE TALK ABOUT THIS? performance by DV8 … Continue reading

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“No, there was no hurricane that swept across the stage, there were just … people performing who moved differently then I knew and who moved me as I had never been moved before. After only a few moments I had … Continue reading

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Poverty & Arthur Miller’s ‘A View From The Bridge’

Last night I saw a poignant and staggeringly sad production of Arthur Miller’s 1955 play A View From The Bridge, at Colchester’s  Mercury Theatre.  I left the theatre feeling bereft. A performance The West End would have been proud to … Continue reading

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