Author Archives: Laura Brennan

Nell Gwynn at the Globe

Editing phase 1 has been completed for my Monmouth book and I am happy to announce that the title has officially changed to The Duke of Monmouth, His Life and Rebellion and after a few weeks off and settling into … Continue reading

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ENO’s Pirates of Penzance

I did it – I submitted the manuscript at the end of February. Who knew that the writing was actually the easy bit. All I will says is that editing is a whole different ball game and not one I … Continue reading

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Ballet Live 2017: Woolf Works

With 19 days until my manuscript deadline and a new job to find I should not be blogging and probably should not have gone to the Ballet live last night but dear reader I am very glad I did. For … Continue reading

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Another important part of my formative years left us on Christmas Day. 

Lets go back to the mid 80s. My brother and I love Michael Jackson, Bros and Wham. Wake me up before you go-go was  fun to jump on the sofa to and squak along to.  In the 90s as a … Continue reading

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Tosca at the ENO

Last Tuesday I took another step in my education into the world of Opera when I went for my seasonal outing to the theatre to see the English National Opera’s current production of Tosca. It seems that I have so … Continue reading

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a day in the life of Samuel Pepys, 16th November 1666

Sorry about the delay between posts! New Job. New Home. New responsibilities. Book to write – deadline looming 27K still left to write – please send Gin and chocolate this way! One of my new favourite reads and primary sources for my … Continue reading

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19 years since the death of Princess Diana

Today is the 19th anniversary of the death of the late Princess Diana, in Paris. How time flies I remember where I was when I found out, it as a weekend morning, a Sunday I think and both my parents … Continue reading

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