Theatre Critic and Journalist


Summer House

Posted on Jun 22, 2010 in Blog | 0 comments

Like many an MP, I’m getting a second home. For the next few weeks, I’ll be blogging my way through the London International...

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Instructions for Audience Transformation

Posted on May 20, 2010 in Blog | 0 comments

I came across the following in a book I’ve just started and thought it worth sharing. It’s an extract from Filippo Tommaso...

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To See You Nice

Posted on Mar 9, 2010 in Blog | 2 comments

Last week, David Edgar wrote political theatre a clean bill of health in The Observer, focussing all his energies on new writing. In it,...

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Review of the Year, 2009

Posted on Dec 30, 2009 in Blog | 0 comments

Raptors and Russian dolls deserve a lot of credit. Thanks to Enron, this was the year that I finally got my head around the slippery...

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Sideways Glance Outwards

Posted on Dec 30, 2009 in Blog | 1 comment

“Enough already,” I can hear you shouting, “What’s with the navel-gazing?” Well, yes, quite. The final days of the calendar year...

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Sideways Glance Backwards

Posted on Dec 28, 2009 in Blog | 1 comment

Well that, as they say, was the year that was. The tolling of midnight on Thursday will signal the end of my first calendar year of...

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Ever tried.

Posted on Nov 23, 2009 in Blog | 0 comments

On a roundabout journey through the dusty corners of the internet, I stumbled across the following youtube clip. In many ways, its just...

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Liveness: On Vanity and In Vain

Posted on Nov 8, 2009 in Blog | 1 comment

As you might have noticed, I’ve been thinking a lot about liveness of late. You might also have spotted that I attach a great deal of...

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Fussing over Foss

Posted on Oct 11, 2009 in Blog | 2 comments

Last Friday, The Stage printed what is, quite frankly, an inexcusable and indefensible dismissal of interactive theatre by critic Roger...

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Going Back Inside: Internal Revisited

Posted on Sep 6, 2009 in Blog | 4 comments

It’s been three weeks since I experienced Internal and, like a lot of others, I’m still mulling over its mechanics with a quiet...

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