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Monthly Archives: July 2006

Storm clouds

This tour of HORRIBLE HISTORIES certainly hasn’t stopped being interesting! Today it was nature’s turn to kick-start the fun. Half an hour after the arrival of storm clouds over Oxford, cascades of water started pouring into the back of the theatre. When I arrived at the half, it had already flooded the dressing room corridors [...]
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Oxford ho!

So those of you out there who lives near Oxford – we’re here this week and would love to see you! Word of mouth on this tour has been remarkable. Contrary to what you would expect, shows for children often take less money during the week they are playing than in the weeks leading up [...]
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Naomie Harris

I wouldn’t recommend you rush to see the latest PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN but if you happen to find yourself in a cinema which is showing the film, you’ll have the chance to see a fantastic performance by Naomie Harris as a weird gypsy woman! I have rarely seen any actress do so much in [...]
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The Wrong Show

I suppose it’s not often in an actor’s life that someone will walk up to you in the wings and whisper: “We’re doing the wrong show”. But half way through The Terrible Tudors on Thursday morning at the Sunderland Empire, my stage manager walked up to me as I was about to enter as Henry [...]
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How to deal with hot weather…

…Go on tour! I have realised that touring in the summer has to be the best time to travel the country. You get to visit some of Englands finest towns when they are at their best. I have to confess that walking around the Roman walls in Colchester beats an afternoon in Regent Street hands [...]
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