Sunday, 31 December 2017

2017 round-up

Welcome to my third annual "I have nothing interesting to say about my favourite shows this year so I dressed up as them instead" theatre round-up. Below the link you will find pictured my fifteen favourite shows of 2017, as they would have looked if they had starred me.

Sunday, 16 July 2017

Last 10 things seen at the theatre: #110

1st to 15th July.


Historically, June has been my most financially ruinous month. It sees the birthdays of both of my parents, Father's Day, and extensive outdoor amdram which leads to a LOT of takeaway food and emergency runs to Sainsbury's for safety pins and false eyelashes. So if you think about it, it's actually almost kind of the theatre world to come together to ensure that July 2017 is far worse for my finances than June 2017 could ever DREAM of being. Not too squeamish to talk money? Click the "Read more >>" and let's itemise this nonsense. Please note: I work hard to keep my costs down by booking the cheapest tickets, but even that wasn't enough to keep me from feeling physically sick before I'd even got halfway through this post.

Sunday, 9 April 2017

Olivier Awards 2017 - entirely self-indulgent blog-post

Tonight: the Olivier awards. This afternoon: sitting in my sunny garden on my shiny new deckchair with a selection of books and cold cider. Right now: eating lunch, watching Supergirl, and rambling about the nominations.