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The Cherry Orchard (Bristol Old Vic) –

There’s an art to restoration, and Bristol Old Vic embodies it. Its refurbished gold-gilt Georgian auditorium is, at once, old and new. Its shape showcases its original form. There’s an … Continue reading

03/10/2018 · 2 Comments

Quote • BOB HOSKINS • Pete Postlethwaite

“Bob [Hoskins] was great but I don’t think he quite saw the point of iambic pentameter. He kept saying to Adrian Noble [adopts rough East-End accent], ‘Listen, Ade, you’ve got … Continue reading

04/16/2016 · Leave a comment

Archive Interview • MARCIA WARREN • Arsenic and Old Lace • 2003

Interviewing Marcia Warren proves to be a treat. We speak during rehearsals for the revival at the Strand Theatre of Joseph Kesselring’s comedy thriller, Arsenic and Old Lace, in which … Continue reading

03/14/2016 · Leave a comment

The Crucible, Bristol Old Vic

…As always, this Old Vic production attracted a talented and impressive cast who did amazing justice to Miller’s play. I was particularly impressed by Rona Morison’s impassioned Abigail Williams, David … Continue reading

10/17/2015 · 2 Comments

The Life and Times of Fanny Hill – Madame Guillotine

In a week where everyone is talking about the release of the Fifty Shades of Grey film (did anyone actually like that book? I haven’t read any of them and … Continue reading

02/18/2015 · 2 Comments

Mark Bruce’s Dracula at Bristol Old Vic – Madame Guillotine

Being a bit of a goth, you can imagine how delighted I was to be asked along to the press night for Mark Bruce’s superlative and erotic reimagining of Dracula … Continue reading

10/08/2014 · Leave a comment