Writer: Tony Tortora Director: Richard Bonham In Churchill, debuting playwright Tony Tortora has offered a vignette that is modest in physical scale, but rather grander in terms of psychology and characterisation. The play concerns the recently-deceased former prime minister arriving at neither Heaven nor Hell, but a ‘weigh station’ for the afterlife, in which Sir WinstonContinue reading “Churchill”
I don’t know who this cat is, but his/her/its tumblr blog is a pretty excellent collection of western comics, manga, odd Japanese superheroes and various other examples of trashy pop-cultural bric-a-brac. I love it.
Writers: Anna Maria Murphy and Carl Grose Director: Emma Rice In theory, a play about Cornish separatists shouldn’t be very engaging. Amusing, perhaps, but not quite as edifying, energising and life-affirming as this production of the timeless Tristan and Iseult (aka Yseult or Isolde) from Cornwall’s own Kneehigh theatre company. This retelling of the otherContinue reading “Tristan and Yseult”
I got a new tablet. Well, I got a tablet, anyway. So I’m testing out how well I can blog from here. I may not be the most prolific writer of late, but it’s not for a lack of good intentions. So if this toy, the Google Nexus 7, can help me blog more, thenContinue reading “Testing the Sexus”