Les Miserables: my somewhat rushed verdict

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 […]

The Plough and the Stars

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 […]