Category Archives: Review

Otello Live from the ROH

Time has slipped away and sadly I have neglected the blog and for that I apologise. After the success of Wolf Works live via the cinema I wanted to see how the opera faired live via the big screen compared … Continue reading

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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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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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My Nine Hour Jaunt to Gay Paris 

Apologies about my lack of posts. Life just got a bit real again, a few chapters closed, new beginnings have started, routines have changed. I drafted this on a crowded commuter train at 19:25 on Tuesday only to finish it … Continue reading

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Sicily in Bloomsbury

One of the current exhibitions on at the British museum at the moment is “Sicily Culture and Conquest”.  The southern Italian island has been on my must visit list for a while, especially as my interest has been heightened by … Continue reading

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