Review – Not About Heroes

Not About Heroes by Stephen Macdonald – Mercury Theatre, Colchester and touring In this WW1 Anniversary year it is good to see a touring revival of Stephen Macdonald’s seminal 1982 play about two of our greatest war poets Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen. The play focuses on the last couple of years of the war – when Sassoon and Owen met at Craiglockhart Hospital in … Continue reading Review – Not About Heroes

Review – Moll Flanders

Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe – an unfaithful adaptation by Nick Perry – Colchester Mercury Theatre till Saturday 13th October Daniel Defoe is best known for his novel ‘Robinson Crusoe’, but his life story is a bit murky. He could have been born in Colchester in 1662, or in London in 1660 – he could have been a Nonconformist living on the fringes of society, … Continue reading Review – Moll Flanders