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The Peculiar Delight of Anxiety - a night at the theatre

Written on the train home after some Pale Ale and Beckett, I am sure errors abound…

Having spent a delightful afternoon with the material scientist Mark Miodownik and making Dr Seuss’s Oobleck out of cornflour, water and colouring, it seemed only right that I should continue the day by going to the Old Vic to watch a monologue by an anxious corpse in a peat bog. 874 more words

National Theatre Visit; Light + Sound

On Monday 12th September of this year, our college was involved in a workshop at the Olivier theatre, with two of our most inspiration designers within the industry, both in which have earned many prestigious awards; 245 more words


GROUNDHOG DAY at the Old Vic

Tim Minchin’s new musical GROUNDHOG DAY at the Old Vic left me with very mixed feelings. To be very honest at the end of the first Act I thought it was a total “turkey”. 115 more words


A Summer of Theatre

This summer has been jam-packed full of theatre trips for me, meaning I even had to plan my holidays around the shows I was seeing! I’ve seen everything from traditional Shakespeare, Johnson and Marlowe to an aboriginal production of King Lear, as well as West end shows, musicals and some student theatre thrown into the mix. 305 more words


Theatre Reflections - Farewell to the glorious Groundhog Day! London will miss you.

I rarely write about the same show twice, but if you are going to revisit the same production, what better one than Groundhog Day? Having been lucky enough to nab a ticket for tonight’s final London show during public booking, and the front row no less, I couldn’t let the moment pass without reflecting on what has become one of my most loved shows. 995 more words


Lisa Dwan: ‘Beckett made these wounds universal’

A wonderful interview from The Guardian, with Irish actress, Lisa Dwan,

As her new play No’s Knife, adapted from a number of Samuel Beckett’s prose pieces, opens at the Old Vic, … 204 more words


THEATRE REVIEW: Groundhog Day starring Andy Karl & Carlyss Peer

WORTH A LOOK?: *****

WHERE: Old Vic

WHEN: 17/9, runs to 19/9

64 days ago we went to the final rehearsal of this Tim Minchin musical and were invited by director Matthew Warchus to pay for tickets if we enjoyed that free show. 366 more words