Yesterday, I had a go at Time Out’s quiz about London. They listed twenty pictures from various spots around the capital and gave a choice of three options as to the location. Rather smugly, I thought I’d score pretty highly but in fact, I only got a measly 12 out of 20 correct! Continue reading
Yesterday, I got to play a very small role in a very successful TV show that is currently filming its last season. (When I say “small” the character didn’t even have a name. She was referred to as “Older Woman” in the script). I only had one line but having done very little professional TV work apart from commercials I was absolutely over the moon to get the job. Continue reading
London is in constant flux. It is a city with an ever-changing skyline but if you’ve ever wondered just how much it has changed over the years, there’s an opportunity to see the many faces of the capital captured on film. Continue reading
Normally, I would jump through hoops to see Simon Russell Beale in anything on-stage but as I stepped on to the sweaty, commuter-packed train last night, the prospect of sitting through a play with no interval in a black box of a theatre on the hottest July day on record was not appealing. Continue reading
Back in 1962 the founders of the City of London Festival (COLF) had a vision…
to entertain and inspire the City’s workers, residents and visitors with special events and world-class artists in beautiful surroundings, whilst providing unique opportunities for community involvement, learning and participation.
After a particularly hectic month culminating in a short but intensive rehearsal period for a new writing/short play event called The Miniaturists at the Arcola theatre, my body decided enough was enough. As soon as the last performance ended, I came down with a nasty throat infection/laryngitis which left me laid up and voiceless for about a week. Continue reading
In the main Spiegeltent of the London Wonderground on the Southbank there’s an anarchic, subversive feel to the place now that the musicians and acrobats of Scotch and Soda have taken residence until 2nd August. Continue reading