Monthly Archives: December 2011

Rage on stage: Who will rid me of these troublesome phones?

More than ten years ago, watching Ralph Fiennes as Richard II at the Gainsborough studios, we were astonished to find that near the end of the play, as Fiennes makes his touching final soliloquy, some of the audience members in our row … Continue reading

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Songs of My Life: Peter Polycarpou serves up a musical meze

Sunday 11th December 2011 You’ve got to admire someone who can keep a straight face whilst being interviewed by a muppet.  Having seen Peter Polycarpou in ‘Falling Stars’, a show about lost songs from the 20s, we couldn’t miss an opportunity … Continue reading

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Dial “I” for idiots: Ladykillers at the Gielgud

Saturday 3rd December (matinée) 2011 – preview According to its original writer, William Rose, the plot of ‘The Ladykillers’ came to him in a dream.  Which makes us wonder what sort of cheese he eats.  Whatever his methods, he must … Continue reading

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