It's uncanny just how much of our modern day experience E,M, Forster was able to predict over a century ago
Another month – another lockdown. When I began my online theatre reviewing back in March it didn’t seem possible that I’d still be at it eight months later…. And without missing a day. I also assumed the need for my Online Theatre listings would have passed; looks like it’s going to be handy for at … Continue reading Culture bound – October
It's Dickens, Jim, but not as we know it!
The big move to online reviewing took place and taking up #30plays30days (self) challenge filled a lot of time. Found it very difficult to concentrate on anything else.
It was triumphant then; it's still triumphant now
Clearly if this blog is to survive the current necessary restrictions which society has imposed on us all, there needs to be a change of tack. The mainstay of most posts has been theatrical reviews. But with a modern plague having much the same effect as in Shakespeare’s day when theatres were regularly closed down … Continue reading The road less travelled
Quite a number of things rated at four stars meant it was a pretty fulfilling month. Hard to choose a “Best of The Bunch” as there were several contenders.
A real case of extremes this month – although there was plenty that was straight down the middle too.
A round up of my monthly cultural picks for 2019 January The Cane – play by Mark Ravenhill (Royal Court Theatre) ***** February The Only Story - novel by Julian Barnes ***** March The Show In Which Hopefully Nothing Happens – play by Jetse Batelaan (Unicorn Theatre) ***** April Happy Days - play by Samuel … Continue reading 2019 – The Best Of The Bunch collection
Managed to squeeze a few things in between directing a play and Christmas.