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“Lazarus”, by David Bowie and Enda Walsh, at the King’s Cross Theatre, 22 January 2017

This Sunday afternoon, Kath and I went to see the last performance of “Lazarus”, the musical created by David Bowie and playwright Enda Walsh. You probably know that this was first performed in New York in December 2015, not long … Continue reading

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A magnificent three: Star Wars, Jane Eyre, Hunger Games

In the the last few days I’ve been to two awesome films and a wonderful piece of theatre. A great cultural finish to 2015 – assuming there won’t be too much of that in the next few days! First up, … Continue reading

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“Man and Superman” at the Lyttleton, National Theatre

Yesterday Kath and I went to see George Bernard Shaw’s famous play, “Man and Superman”, at the Lyttleton Theatre at the National. A Saturday matinee performance, which started at 1.30 and finished at 5pm. Three and a half hours, which … Continue reading

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“Liola” at the National Theatre

We went to see “Liola” at the Lyttleton this Sunday afternoon. It’s a play by Luigi Pirandello, Italian author and playright. Set in rural Sicily, it’s comedy, farce, musical, moral tale, and maybe, political statement, all in one. It’s slight, … Continue reading

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“Othello” at the National Theatre

Last night, Kath and I went to see “Othello” at the National Theatre. Turned out it was the last night. We also had front row seats, so we got to experience the performance in full effect. And what a performance … Continue reading

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King Lear at the Almeida Theatre, Islington

On Friday I went with my son, Kieran, to see “King Lear” at the Almeida in Islington, North London. It features Jonathan Pryce as Lear and a strong cast, who really bring the play to life. The Almeida is an … Continue reading

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