Tuesday, May 30, 2017

CURRENT AFFAIRS

We all need Labour’s bold manifesto for change

People are quick to say that it doesn't matter who gets elected, things never change. At this election, this couldn't be further from the...

Have we lost the ability to care?

I voted for Brexit. I wasn't alone. In fact, I was in a majority, but now I feel that something wasn't, and isn't right....

Theatre Review: Travesties (Apollo Theatre)

Travesties By Tom Stoppard Apollo Theatre Reviewer: Andy Millward Travesties is, typically for our greatest artistic import from the then Czechoslovakia via India, Sir Tom Stoppard (aka Tomáš Straussler), a dazzling achievement.  It...

Theatre Review: Amadeus (National Theatre)

Amadeus By Peter Shaffer National TheatreReviewer: Andy Millward Taking on a production of the late and great Peter Schaffer‘s masterpiece Amadeus is an act of bravado, not something to be...

LIFE

Trained Actor, Still in Training – Lesson Two – Keep Playing

I'm pretty certain that every drama school comes equipped with that eccentric teacher who's main objective is to get you to 'keep playing'. In...

100 Years on – The Battle of Verdun

February 21, 2016, marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of Verdun - the longest battle of the Great War, fought...

REVIEWS

Review – People, Places and Things

People, Places and Things Headlong Theatre The Dorfman Theatre, Stage Door Avenue, London Written by: Duncan Macmillan Directed by: Jeremy Herrin Reviewer: Laura Shoebottom You know it's a winner when...

Review – David Hoyle’s Mega Thursday

David Hoyle’s Mega Thursday Bethnal Green Working Men's Club Review: Megan Mattravers Framed within a neon heart this show is an entertaining yet pedagogic demonstration of queer,...