I have something to admit. I’ve never seen Les Miserables in the west end. Yes, I have seen it on stage. Twice in fact. Two fantastically brilliant school productions from schools well known for their incredible productions- one featuring a revolving stage, and the other Eastenders Joey Branning as Jean Valjean (he was blimmin’ good). I’ve watched […]
Wayne Jordan’s production of Sean O’Casey’s The Plough and the Stars, a reference to the flag of freedom used, revives a drama that could so easily be untouched. Set during the Easter rising of 1916, the play shows us life in a tenement block and the effects on the ordinary lives of the Irish working […]
Last night I met Rupert Everett. Please ignore the excited 10 year old in the bright blue beret standing next to him. It’s not me…(ahem).
Julian Mitchell’s production of The Welsh Boy at the Bath Theatre Royal’s Ustinov Studio is a play fashioned from James Parry’s memoir; The True Anti-Pamela. Written after he had been chased through the courts by her mother, it is an unforgiving account of his intense love affair with his pupil Mary Powell. Sion Daniel Young […]