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First Night Design | Vintage Advertisements for the High Life


Holborn Restaurant Postcard


Schweppes Table Waters Postcard

These gorgeous advertisements, which have recently sold as postcards, come from my collection of theatre programmes for late nineteenth century D’Oyly Carte productions at the Savoy Theatre in London, including  80 more words

Art & Design

Edward II

“You must be proud, bold, pleasant, resolute,
And now and then stab as occasion serves.”

starring:

Gaveston / Król Edward III – Bartosz Bielenia
Joker: Arcybiskup, Biskup, Arundel, Lightborn – …

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Theatre

KING LEAR

“O, let me kiss that hand!”

“Let me wipe it first. It smells of mortality…”

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Theatre

First Night Design | Cecil Beaton — 'Be daring, be different...'

Cecil Beaton Photographs from the collections of the Imperial War Museum.

‘Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.’ 20 more words

Art & Design

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Cecil Beaton was born on this day in 1904.

When it rains, it pours

The wet season has officially begun in Darwin. The sky’s the colour of wet cement and about as heavy. The rain is dense enough to wash old, black, bat shit stains off my white car and the various crusty ‘I’d rather not know’ stains on the pavement along Mitchell street have been replaced with ‘I’d rather not step in that’ puddles. 1,026 more words

Darwin Scrapbook

DF London/Paris Report -- Messiah at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées (15 December 2014)

The evening following Clemenza, Simon and I headed back to the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées for our second (and last) event in Paris – a performance of… 924 more words

Criticism