My piece for Miro magazine on Rent Live can be found here
My recent piece on 'Rent Live' for Slate magazine can be found here.
'The World Only Spins Forward' Someone said that to me last night, and that's how I'm choosing to look at 2019. I couldn't bring myself to write a 2018 reflective post this year. It would have been a pointless exercise in melancholy and anger. And really what's the point, when indeed, the world only spins … Continue reading The World Only Spins Forward-on to 2019
In addition to the usual 'top 10' theatre productions of the year which can be found here this year I had that many productions that had a profound impact on me, that I wanted to record that. So here, is the collection of 2018 productions that will be with me for a long time. Cardiff BoyOriginal Review … Continue reading Shows I Can’t Shake 2018
10. Ten Plagues- Mark Ravenhill One that kind of snuck into consciousness and didn’t let go. Understandably given my research and theatrical passions this from Mark Ravenhill on parallels between the Black Death and AIDS struck a chord. More than that the sheer beauty of the production left a mark long after the event. 9. Lovecraft (Not the … Continue reading 2018 Top 10
The Other Room have established themselves as the Channel 4 of Christmas in Cardiff, with their alternative Christmas show. And this year, up and coming company Big Loop are resident with Cheer. It’s an entertaining enough piece of alternative Christmas, with just enough cynicism to feel like a grown-up alternative to the usual Christmas flair. … Continue reading Cheer- Big Loop Theatre- The Other Room
Shed ManBy Kevin JonesDirected by Siobhan Lynn BrennanAssistant Directed by Umalkyhar MohamedProduced by Steve BennettAssistant Produced by Lauren LloydDesigned by Cory ShippSound Designed by Josh BowlesLighting Designed by Louise SwindellShed Man is a play where a man builds a shed live on stage. That’s it, what more do you need? How often do you get … Continue reading Shed Man