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New Read: The Faith of a Mockingbird

This year saw the release of Go Set a Watchman, a prequel to Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. I enjoyed studying this modern classic at secondary school, but I am not sure I’m interested in the sequel. 320 more words


The Salvation of Doctor Who by Matt Rawle

 Matt Rawle has plunged into a series of small group studies that most of the people in my church would simply shake their heads at (of course, the average age of my little church is probably about 65-years-old, and that’s with me bringing down the average!). 364 more words

Book Review

REVIEW: Anything Goes - King's Theatre, Glasgow

Even with his status as the golden boy in a golden era of music, I’m not sure that Cole Porter could have ever imagined that his 1930s screwball musical comedy… 585 more words


Anything Goes

Anything Goes

Songs by Cole Porter

Opera House, Manchester

8 April 2015

An entertaining evening of delightful songs and superlative dance, this musical perfectly captures the moment when America segued (nosedived?) from the Jazz Age into the Great Depression.  255 more words

Theatre Review

REVIEW: Anything Goes (2015 UK Tour)

In the world of touring theatre where, in my opinion, they genuinely do seem to think that ‘any tat goes’, I must say that it’s been… 782 more words


Review – Anything Goes, Sheffield Crucible, 3rd January 2015

If you’ve followed the first part of our annual post-Christmas Sheffield shindig, you’ll know that Mrs Chrisparkle and I, together with Lady Duncansby and her butler William enjoyed a riotous afternoon of panto comedy with… 1,276 more words

Chris Sparkle


Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton, Tuesday 26th November, 2013


Due to illness, Mr Will Young will not be appearing.”

A cry goes up and fills the auditorium will dismay.  618 more words

Theatre Review