Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Dumb Waiter serves up a treat at the Print Room

Saturday 28th October 2013, evening Traditionally, actors are taught to use the ‘five Ws’ when analysing a play and the characters in it – who, what, where, when and why.  In the case of Harold Pinter’s ‘The Dumb Waiter’, currently … Continue reading

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We’re all going to die……laughing: Richard Herring at the Leicester Square Theatre

Saturday 12th October 2013 Having sampled the delights of Richard Herring on the themes of religion, love, and sex (well, the penis), we can’t help feeling that the darker his subject matter gets, the more hilarious he is.  Now, tackling … Continue reading

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¡Viva La Música! Days of Hope at Ye Olde Rose and Crown

Sunday 13th October 2013, matinée Having made our first ever trip to Ye Olde Rose and Crown theatre pub to get a taste of Howard Goodall’s work in the revue Love and War, it was a pleasure to revisit this venue … Continue reading

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Worth its wait: Golden Child lights up the New Diorama Theatre

Saturday 12th October 2013, matinée In a promotional interview for ‘Golden Child’, David Henry Hwang mentions that his work is not very well known in the UK compared to the US.  He is not being falsely modest – our only chance to … Continue reading

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Freudian Blip: Hysteria at the Hampstead Theatre

Saturday 5th October 2013, matinée Sometimes we think we should be a bit more circumspect when we book to see a show.  In the case of ‘Hysteria’ at the Hampstead Theatre there are three things we wish we’d found out … Continue reading

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Richard Eyre exorcises Ibsen’s Ghosts at the Almeida

Saturday 28th September 2013 (preview) The great thing about going to see a play by Henrik Ibsen is that you tend to come out feeling as though your family is normal. ‘Ghosts’ is a particularly good example of a family … Continue reading

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