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Come Friends, Who Plough the Sea

For a couple of years some of my friends and I have been sharing music. We’re supposed to review/rate what gets shared with us, and share those reviews with the group, but that doesn’t always happen. 2,122 more words

General Music

Review: All Male H.M.S. Pinafore at Hackney Empire

As a newcomer not just to H.M.S. Pinafore but to Gilbert and Sullivan in general (hangs head in shame), I wasn’t quite sure what to expect from an all male version of the popular comic opera – but it’s safe to say I’m officially sold. 517 more words


H.M.S. Pinafore at Hackney Empire - 4 Stars

This is Sasha Regan’s All-Male Production of H.M.S. Pinafore, so Gilbert and Sullivan purists be warned.  The conceit is that the production is being staged in the hold of a World War II battleship as the men are passing the time and letting off steam.  607 more words


#chesterculture - Come and Sing Yeoman of the Guard with Chester Bach Singers at St Mary's Creative Space - Saturday 7th May 2016

This May acclaimed local choir the Chester Bach Singers are offering the opportunity to join them for a fun afternoon of singing and a scratch performance of Gilbert and Sullivan’s Yeomen of the Guard. 219 more words

Chester Culture

May Fortescue: 'not simply a pretty, brainless doll'

When Irish writer Katharine Tynan attended Lady Jane Wilde’s celebrated salon for the first time one of the people she met there was actress May Fortescue, a member of the original cast of… 320 more words

Oscar Wilde

ruddigore reviewed

You never saw this play and you never will and reading this would almost certainly be an absolute waste of your time: 

Ruddigore was the first play to go up in the brand new union space and it was impressive to see 601 transformed from a clubbing area into an operatic theatre. 482 more words

Cycle 20% More by Smudge

I quite like the way the levels of Listener difficulty are varied from week to week so you never know whether you’ll be done by 9 on Friday evening or still be sweating over it till Monday.  1,139 more words

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