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Monthly Archives: November 2011

Theatre life

One of my favourite quotes about the theatre, from Shakespeare by Ivor Brown. Theatre life, with its quarrels and muddles and vanities, is a form of lunacy: but the moonbeams of that lunacy can be of a radiance that does indeed reward. Out of the tantrums and tornado or – even worse – out of [...]
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The Jungle Book

Every so often you stumble across a part which feels like it fits you like a glove. And so it was on Friday. Except this is a part I’ve taken some time stumbling into… We first performed THE JUNGLE BOOK in 2004 – so who knows why it took so long for me to think [...]
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Imagine

The BBC 1 programme IMAGINE stunned me again last night with a fantastic programme about Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel and their making of the album Bridge Over Troubled Water. One of the best programmes about the creative process I’ve seen…since the last IMAGINE programme which blew me away. Inspirational!
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Barmy Britain

The BSC has always had a reputation for being cheeky – I can’t think where that’s come from?! So when we were deciding where to launch our West End premiere of HORRIBLE HISTORIES – BARMY BRITAIN to coincide with Bonfire Night, there was only one place we wanted to do it – Parliament! But how [...]
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