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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DV8 CAN WE TALK ABOUT THIS?

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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Pina

“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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