Is this a case of ‘first world problems’? Isaac Solomon Loew (Richard Canal) has, in a nutshell, loved and lost: already, as far as the old adage is concerned, he’s done better than those who have never loved. But here’s the thing - he’s not sure that he ever did really love, having been subjected … [Read more...]
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The word on the street is that support and provision for pupils with identified special educational needs is on the decrease, with a resulting rise in disrupted and interrupted lessons, which, at the risk of stating the obvious, isn’t healthy for anyone. Statements is a joyous yet poignant, … [Read more...]
This superbly acted play by Plymouth playwright Glenn Waldron is alternately hilarious and very dark, and certainly, sends one out of the theatre thinking! Commissioned by Plymouth Theatre Royal, and premiered there in March 2017, it looks at what would happen if, as seems likely at some date in … [Read more...]
Possibly my only encounter with the life of Sarah Bernhardt prior to seeing this production was when she was mentioned some years ago in a church sermon in West London, during which the minister, a former member of the Royal Ballet, wished to admonish his parishioners to strive to be the best they … [Read more...]
I read recently about the Vicar of Bearstead, who returns a £100 deposit paid by couples whose marriage service begins within twenty minutes of the published start time, but retains it if the service starts later than this, distributing it between the bell-ringers, vergers, choristers and … [Read more...]
The Unicorn theatre is renowned for working with young artists, inspiring young people through 'performance on their own terms'. Their current production is Wild Life FM a devised piece of performance art produced by The Unicorn theatre and Campo Arts Centre. The piece runs at about an hour and the … [Read more...]
Often, when I go and see a show, part of the fun is trying to work out the ending as the story progresses. Sometimes though, the audience knows exactly what is going to happen at the end. For example in John Hopkins’ This Story of Yours currently at the White Bear Theatre. The end is directly … [Read more...]