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I had an interesting three days this last week, with Everyman at the National Theatre neatly sandwiched between a gig in which I was to be found playing the cornet as I marched down Kingsbridge Fore Street accompanying the townspeople as they danced the Floral Dance, and an open air performance of  720 more words

A Very Busy Day

Last Thursday, Beth and I had quite a busy Theatre Of Minds day! In the morning, we had a meeting at the Trestle Arts Base… 223 more words

Everyman, Olivier Theatre, National Theatre, Thursday 23rd July 2015 (matinee)

Everyman certainly couldn’t be deemed dull. It is a visual spectacle, with video screens the height of the massive Olivier stage, some entry from Everyman himself and highly choreographed ensemble pieces. 514 more words

Everyman, NT Live

I’m the first to arrive in the cinema screen, but I’m not alone. A mélange of excited voices, the live feed from the National Theatre (NT) auditorium, fills the room, eagerly anticipating Everyman – a 15th century morality play given a 21st century update from Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy and directed by Rufus Norris, his first production since taking over the NT. 410 more words

What's On

The Red Lion, Dorfman Theatre, National Theatre, Wednesday 22nd July 2015

If I were to tell you I saw a play all about football and then I said I saw a play full of tenderness, delicate emotion, passion and life you may think I was talking about two different plays. 548 more words

Red Lion

Patrick Marber’s new drama Red Lion at the National Theatre is a powerful muse on the beautiful game and the characters it attracts. The action takes place in a changing room and even though the audience is denied the drama of the game on the pitch, there is plenty of highs and low behind closed doors. 199 more words


Theatre Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time

For as far back as I care to recall I have held a love for theatre. I’ve seen a wide range from stunning musicals; one which originally started out as Wizard of Oz fan fiction, another an interestingly staged dark humour play, I admit I only when to see because of the star-studded cast. 302 more words