I’ve been waiting for Portobello to open for some time and now the time has come to experience it for myself. Based on Carlton Hill, Carlton which is on the main road which leads to Nottingham City Centre, and is also a stones throw from Arnold, Mapperley and surrounding Gedling areas, so this is truly in a great location
The golden era of 70’s sitcom; I am not quite old enough (honest!) to remember all of the golden oldies, but I remember watching re-runs as a child. One of my favourite’s was ‘Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em’ – Michael Crawford as hapless Frank Spencer was my favourite ever TV character, just the chaos and calamity that surrounded him,
The Royal Shakespeare Company have loaded the wagons , saddled the horses and arrived in wind swept soggy Nottingham this week for a season of Shakespeares finest comedies and romances . All the way from the sunny banks of Stratford -upon -Avon ( or it was when we were there last August slurping drinks after the full Shakespeare Birthplace visit
Wow! What an emotional, heart-wrenching, powerful theatrical production A Monster Calls is based on the 2011 novel by Patrick Ness and this tour has been produced by The Old Vic – I haven’t read the book or seen the 2017 movie with Liam Neeson and I decided to come and see this without any pre reading This outstanding cast
Having worked in a secondary school, I know the play inside out through helping GCSE students study it in great detail. I was looking forward to seeing it on stage as opposed to reading the lines…and re-reading the lines…and dissecting them…many times! Upon entering the auditorium, we were greeted by hoards of students, on school trips with their teachers.