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
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Tim Minchin has inspired a load of Universty Of Western Australia graduates in the most Tim Minchin way.
The comedian, and former UWA student, is known for his musical comedy where he often deals with subjects of social satire and sex, two of which cropped up while he addressed the room full of graduates and fellows. 323 more words
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
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
The idea, conception, birth, growth, and perhaps death of a novel.
This is a record of the family history of my first novel. I call it a ‘family history’ because it has paralleled my life and it has had many progeny, varying from my school essays, many reports and observations through my working life, poetry and short stories during my Open University years, poetry, short stories and blog posts through to various geological reports and posts to the Outcrop blog for the Avon RIGS Group: and now the Somerset Writers blog. 1,161 more words