Cats – London Palladium – 28/12/15

Although I am too young to have been around for the 1980s hey-day, if you are to any degree knowledgeable about musical theatre it is impossible to be ignorant of the legend that is Cats. My Mum...

Post Performance

What to do? Time to start planning... for the next one! But the imprint of a character is not something you can remove as easily from you psyche as the costume from your back. The character still...

Production Week Diary: Part 4

So although last night was technically a 2nd dress rehearsal (after the calamity of last night the director felt we needed another one) I refuse to call it one, because you know what they...

Welcome to The Empty Space

"I can take any empty space and call it a bare stage. A man walks across this empty space whist someone else is watching him, and this is all that is needed for an...

Tall Ships Adventure

Stavros S Niarchos, a beautiful tall ship I recently helped crew in a voyage sailing across the Irish Sea.

Life and Death On-line

UK city dwellers and readers of The Metro may have seen the front page story this morning: “Father learned of son’s death from post on school’s website” Headlines on the front page are reserved for news that...

Pigeon English

I had a very strange dream the night before last, potentially the result of watching too many zombie films lately. In my dream I was trying to escape a disease that was spreading across...

Water Abstracts Taken on a Pentax K-r. February 2013.

Chew Your Words

Tonight has inspired new words; new words on words.  Fresh thoughts on thinking. Chew on your words before you spit them We won’t always be here to hear them And we don’t have time for time to waste On...

Starlight

Standing alone on a clear night, outside of London, where the sky is black and inky as oppose to dirty-brown looking I looked up at the sky and thought. Thought, and thought. Just thought....