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.
A great 80s soundtrack playing whilst the auditorium was filling up meant the singing and toe tapping had already begun and it didn’t stop until I got home I last saw Priscilla Queen of the Desert on stage about 5yrs ago with Jason Donovan – who is now one of the producers responsible for this fabulous revival20yrs since it originally hit the