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RIP Roy Heather [1935-2014] aka Sid the cafe owner in #OFAH

Originally posted on Rogues & Vagabonds:
Please forgive me for any errors, grammatical or otherwise.  I am writing this tribute through tears for I have lost my ex-husband and a good friend. Roy…

09/03/2018 · 4 Comments

Archive Interview • SAMANTHA SPIRO • Twelfth Night • 2008 | Rogues & Vagabonds

“Maria is one of those parts that can be played by any actress, whether a sixty-year-old in a hair net or a saucy young minx. I guess I’m something in … Continue reading

11/24/2016 · Leave a comment

Mark Rylance: ‘Backstage, I always have one ear to the house’ | Stage | The Guardian

His performance in Twelfth Night was a critical smash – but how did he feel waiting in the wings? Rylance reveals all, while photographer Mary McCartney gets a backstage pass… … Continue reading

11/14/2016 · Leave a comment

Robinson and Shakespeare: dark humours | The Library Time Machine

Back in February, in the post on Edmund Dulac’s illustrations for The Tempest, I promised a series of posts based on individual volumes in the Hodder and Stoughton series of special … Continue reading

10/02/2016 · Leave a comment

Did You Know…? ORIGINS OF THE BADDELEY CAKE • 2006

Did you know about the origins of the Baddeley Cake? When the 18th century actor Robert Baddeley collapsed and died in his dressing room at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, … Continue reading

06/02/2016 · Leave a comment

The History Girls: The Tempest, Twelfth Night and me by Gillian Polack

Right now, my writing self and my research self are sharing the seventeenth century. I tend to think of Shakespeare as a sixteenth century writer, because a lot of his … Continue reading

04/06/2016 · 1 Comment

Archive Interview • SAMANTHA SPIRO • Twelfth Night • 2008

“Maria is one of those parts that can be played by any actress, whether a sixty year old in a hair net or a saucy young minx. I guess I’m … Continue reading

11/01/2014 · 1 Comment

RIP Roy Heather [1935-2014] aka Sid the cafe owner in #OFAH

Please forgive me for any errors, grammatical or otherwise.  I am writing this tribute through tears for I have lost my ex-husband and a good friend. Roy died on 3rd September, 2014, in Purbrook, … Continue reading

09/05/2014 · 19 Comments