Angels at the National and Bohemians on tour: Theatre and PhDs

First written 4th November 2017, my reflections on Angels and Rent returning to the British stage. In the first of a couple of more reflective pieces, I think about the plays that I wrote my PhD on- Angels in America and Rent, as they end up once again in the spotlight. For more PhD waffle see…… Continue reading Angels at the National and Bohemians on tour: Theatre and PhDs

Fuck You I’m a Prophet

Welcome, by popular (well about 5 people) demand I’ve created a seperate blog for my Angels in America rambling.Partly because I have a lot more to say, partly because writing in blog form will provide a repository and general try-out for work as I develop the research and the book.The first few posts will be…… Continue reading Fuck You I’m a Prophet

Fuck You I’m a Prophet

Welcome, by popular (well about 5 people) demand I’ve created a seperate blog for my Angels in America rambling.Partly because I have a lot more to say, partly because writing in blog form will provide a repository and general try-out for work as I develop the research and the book.The first few posts will be…… Continue reading Fuck You I’m a Prophet

Theatre Fangirls (here we go again)

There’s some arguments that come around and you think ‘really? we’re still talking about this?’ but also you’re not really surprised.So when it was annoucned Tom Hiddleston was teaming up with Kenneth Brannagh for a production of Hamlet, it was inevitable that the cries of  ‘Silly fangirls’ began. Once again we’re confronted with comments that girls ‘Only want to see it…… Continue reading Theatre Fangirls (here we go again)