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GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY

Featuring new arrangements of songs from Bob Dylan, I keep hoping this show will get an extended run in London’s West End to coincide with my upcoming trip.  52 more words

Music

Drawing: Honeysuckle Weeks

Honeysuckle Weeks has a memorable stage name, so called because the fragrant climbing plant was in bloom at the time she was born 38 years ago. 126 more words

Drawing

A (flawed) guide to London theatres

When I was a young teenager I took to making up some very odd games. I wasn’t lonely, with a handful of very good friends as I remember, and my very earliest encounters with the ladies were amongst my most successful, since my true nature, an awkward mix of the needy and the misanthropic, had yet to be revealed. 831 more words

Culture

The Divide at the Old Vic

The Divide played at the Old Vic for only a short run. It was not a play in the conventional sense, but rather a narrative for voices, but most interestingly of all, it was a sci-fi play taking place in a dystopian future. 1,304 more words

Blog

Fanny and Alexander, The Old Vic, London SE1

Fanny and Alexander is a play to luxuriate in. Sit back, relax – and let three and a half hours of rich storyline, beautifully performed, draw you away into another world. 283 more words

London

THEATRE REVIEW: Fanny and Alexander starring Penelope Wilton

WORTH A LOOK?: ****

WHERE: Old Vic

WHEN: 24/2, press night 1/3, runs to 14/4/18

We join director Max Webster and writer Stephen Beresford for a Q&A two nights before their production of Ingmar Bergman’s beloved children’s classic… 363 more words

THEATRE REVIEW

JULIUS CAESAR MEETS FANNY AND ALEXANDER

London’s streets were deserted last week.  Everyone seemed to be home, struggling to cope with the coldest spell we’ve had in years.  But theatregoers were still out and about, scuttling as quickly as frozen pavements would allow.  395 more words