I have to admit, I like all things potato – boiled, fried, mashed, chips, crisps, croquettes, baked, roasted, in salads, in soups. Maybe it is the German with East Prussian and Silesian roots in me, but give me a dish … Continue reading Poptata – Street Fries!
A Christmas Carol ★★★★★ The Charles Dickens Classic Directed by Tom Cairns Starring Simon Callow The Arts Theatre 8 Dec 2018 – 12 Jan 2019 My apologies for writing this review almost 2 weeks after I went to the press … Continue reading A Christmas Carol
Jeannie ★★★★★ “If I never get anything else out of life, I can say I’ve lived. That’s what everyone needs – to be able to say they’ve lived.” We first meet Jeannie McLean when she doesn’t have much of a … Continue reading Jeannie
A Flea in her Ear by Georges Feydeau Shown as part of the Camden Festival de l’Humour at the Theatro Technis until 24th of November 2018 Directed by Gavin McAlinden A Flea in Her Ear is a splendid example of the … Continue reading A Flea in her Ear by Georges Feydeau
……. to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center of New York City ★★★★★ A European premiere from acclaimed American playwright Halley Feiffer. “I can make cancer jokes. Because I have cancer” – Marcie This play might … Continue reading A Funny Thing Happened on the Way …
A Winning Hazard by J.P. Wooler ★★★★✩ Continuing the celebrations for the Finborough Theatre building’s 150th birthday, this production of three comediettas by Londoner J.P. Wooler, is also a celebration of this prolific and successful, yet now almost forgotten, Victorian … Continue reading A Winning Hazard by J.P. Wooler
Carmen La Cubana ★★★★★ I was not sure what to expect when I first heard about Carmen La Cubana. What was it? An opera? A musical? Musical theatre? A Latin dance extravaganza? As it turns out, it is all four … Continue reading Carmen La Cubana