There is a lot that is good about this production. The music is very nice indeed ( Rimsky- korsakov.) The designs (Kevin knight ) are good- a different set location for each act and while they start good- it’s well worth Continue reading
irrational likes London Road @ Nt- well, as much as you can like a lyric/ voice pattern/ musical thing about the 2006 Ipswich murders- very inventive all round…Performances were very good, so too the direction and set- Continue reading
a quick comment as it’s late after a journey back in the snow- it was an early preview of this alan ackbourn – and while there were isolated moments of fun, it was in need of some comic Continue reading
Thoughts: I was fearing the worst – mainly weighed down by other peoples opinions – so shaking them off what did i find? A most splendid production – in fact this is a world class production. I can’t say that I’ll rush home and put the music on. I won’t. Musically it’s an acquired taste. Continue reading
I don’t actually have a TV – but as a treat i catch up with the two best things at a friends…a must see for all.
The first: Mad Men. This is an American television series created and produced by Matthew Weiner. Mad Men is set in the 1960s, with some great characters and storylines. It is based Continue reading
The Habit of Art – a new play by Alan Bennett.
Years ago I watched Elton John being interviewed on TV – he laughingly said ‘I’m like the Sainsbury of Rock ‘n’ Roll.’ So, does that make Alan Bennett the Ford Fiesta of Theatre? My first thought was that an Alan Bennett play is like Continue reading
Tsar of Russia; Nikolay Alexandrovich Romanov is imprisoned with his wife, four daughters and invalid son
He was the last Emperor of Russia, ruled from 1894 until his abdication in 1917. His reign saw Imperial Russia go from being one of the foremost great Continue reading