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Me, my mouth and I and a discussion about accessible theatre

  Performance Live: Me, my mouth and I is a BBC documentary that was shown on BBC Two and can be seen on iPlayer for the next 5 days (from the time this post was published). It follows the rehearsal process for Jess Thom's, (also known as Tourettes Hero) performance of Samuel Beckett's Not I… Continue reading Me, my mouth and I and a discussion about accessible theatre

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Home, I’m Darling review

© Theatr Clwyd/ National Theatre [Image description: promotional banner for Home I'm Darling. The image shows Katherine Parkinson dressed as a 1950s housewife in a yellow dress and cream apron, holding a tray of green cocktails in cocktail glasses against a background of a blue slightly cloudy sky] Rating: [Image description: five stars] Home, I'm… Continue reading Home, I’m Darling review

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The Assassination of Katie Hopkins review

  Rating:  [Image description: four and a half stars.] Venue: Theatr Clwyd For many when we think of musical theatre it still invokes images of light entertainment and an easy watch but with this new musical The Assassination of Katie Hopkins by Chris Bush and Matt Winkworth those stereotypes get completely turned on their head.… Continue reading The Assassination of Katie Hopkins review

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Beautiful: The Carole King musical review

Rating: [Image description: Four and a half stars.] Location: Liverpool Empire When it comes to music my taste is firmly in the past. I grew up listening to Motown and Soul on long car journies and Rock and Roll pantos. So when I first heard about Beautiful The Carole King Musical it automatically went onto… Continue reading Beautiful: The Carole King musical review

lifestyle · Theatre

Pasha Kovalev and Anya Garnis The Magic of Hollywood review

Another year, another Pasha Kovalev tour, another year of jaw-dropping talent, smiles and laughter. In fact, I swear each year Pasha and Anya's tour reminds me just how dirty my laugh can be but hey laughter is always appreciated. The Magic of Hollywood is a magical journey of dance through the eras, from old Hollywood… Continue reading Pasha Kovalev and Anya Garnis The Magic of Hollywood review

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The Kite Runner: a review of Nottingham Playhouse and Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse’s co-production

The Kite Runner is one of those books that has been on my to be read pile for a long while (along with other Khaled Hosseini's novels) having heard that they're must-reads but for whatever reason, I've never got round to actually reading them. When I saw that this adaptation by Matthew Spangler was touring… Continue reading The Kite Runner: a review of Nottingham Playhouse and Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse’s co-production

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Can immersive theatre be accessible? My review of Theatr Clwyd and Guild of Misrule’s co-production of The Great Gatsby

© Access Theatre [Image description: photo of The Great Gatsby flyer, ticket and vintage pearls against a backdrop of navy fabric covered in silver sequins} When I heard that my local theatre (Theatr Clwyd) was doing a production of The Great Gatsby I got really excited but then as I read more and found out… Continue reading Can immersive theatre be accessible? My review of Theatr Clwyd and Guild of Misrule’s co-production of The Great Gatsby