Theatre Critic and Journalist


Further reflections on Three Kingdoms

Posted on May 16, 2012 in Blog | 1 comment

From this point on, there are probably going to be some fairly crucial spoilers. The recurring accusation of ‘self-indulgence’ thrown...

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On disappointment and Three Kingdoms

Posted on May 16, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

On Monday, I went back to the Lyric for a second helping of Three Kingdoms; my fourth, fifth and sixth kingdoms, if you like. The stalls...

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Portrait: Kevin Spacey as Richard III, Old Vic

Posted on Jul 22, 2011 in Best of (Centre), Blog | 2 comments

The following is an experiment that grew out of Lyn Gardner’s Critic’s Notebook on the absence of actors in theatre criticism....

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This Little Piggy Went To Market

Posted on Apr 18, 2011 in Blog | 1 comment

Within the confines of the work they see, the major critics are – in taste, if not so much in terms of cultural or ethnic diversity – a...

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Fading Smiles – A Response to the One on One Festival at BAC

Posted on Apr 3, 2011 in Blog | 1 comment

The word ‘immersive’ makes me think of bathtime. More specifically, it makes me think of the perfect bath. The sort you see in soap...

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LIFT Blog: Theatre & the Arab World

Posted on Jul 31, 2010 in Blog | 0 comments

Published on LIFT Blog, July 2010 Reading an interview with the New York based actor Danny Hoch on the tube home last night, I came across...

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