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Educating Rita, Mercury Theatre - 27/02/2015

One of my goals for the new year was to go and see more plays – ask me anything about musical theatre and I’ll probably know the answer but plays are a different story. 529 more words

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Mystory: Orson Welles

  1. Orson Welles
  2. The man stands at his microphone, his hands behind his back. He looks towards the faux news reporter, a colleague, as he frantically describes a horrible scene.
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The terminal geek

I was enjoying my fancy schmancy new HDTV the other evening — my first modern television — and the screen looked like this, except entirely dark, because it was night and the display was turned off. 322 more words

Hard Places in India: a designer's-eye account

(Originally published in Blue Pages, the journal of The Society of British Theatre Designers)

Hard Places by Farhad Sorabjee, a Mumbai-based writer, had been previously produced in India by a remarkable company called Rage, mainly known in the UK as the Royal Court’s “go-to” for finding and supporting Indian playwrights.  1,280 more words

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Happy birthday Sunita!

The Mercury Theatre, Colchester, Tuesday 21st October

As a typical Briton, I do love a good fry up, but when it comes to a Friday night takeaway you can’t beat a nice Indian. 440 more words

University Of Essex

October 30, 1938: Just Me and My Radio

It’s easy from the comfort of our 21st century recliners to dismiss the mass hysteria of an earlier generation as so many Chicken Littles or Turkey Lurkeys, afraid of their own shadows. 542 more words

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Trailer for Macbeth at the Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Here’s the trailer for Macbeth, for which I am Composer / Sound Designer. It features the haunting voices of our three witches. It opens this Thursday, and runs until 18th October.

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