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The King's Speech

When I first heard that 2010 Oscar-winning film The King’s Speech had been adapted into a play, I had a hunch it would work well: the relationship between George VI and his speech therapist, Lionel Logue, develops fully as the primary focus in a plot with no unnecessary frills. 470 more words


Let It Be: A Celebration of the Music of The Beatles

Let It Be: A Celebration of the Music of The Beatles

Presented by Stewart & Tricia Macpherson for Annerin Productions
Musical Direction by Allan Slutsky… 636 more words


The Unmitigated Gall

Alright, you’re all  probably wondering why there’s going to be such a long break between now and the next review. So I thought I’d do what I usually do in these situations; hold a hypothetical conversation with a mysterious person who only speaks in boldface. 1,021 more words

Maxine Peake as "Hamlet". March, 2015.

I saw Maxine Peake play Hamlet today, in a screening of Royal Exchange Theatre’s production.

It wasn’t cinema (though I was watching in a cinema), it wasn’t theatre (though it was filmed in a theatre). 253 more words


Sometimes, "It's Complicated" to describe feelings.

It’s been a week and one day and I’m still at a semi-loss for words.

Our play, “It’s Complicated” has been put to bed and we’re already discussing our next venture. 773 more words


King Charles III

Theatre ticket for King Charles III by Mike Bartlett, at Wyndhams Theatre, London on 15th January 2015. Printed on Delfont Mackintosh Theatres ticket stock.

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What I've Been Up To

As of this year I’ve been appointed Auckland Theatre Editor over at the The Lumière Reader which means I’ve mostly been busy reviewing shows the past couple of months. 71 more words