Felixstowe Book Festival Goes Digital – Line Up Announced For June 2020

It has just been announced that  Felixstowe Book Festival is going ahead this year, albeit  in a ‘virtual’ form of  live streamed interviews with some of the authors who were booked to come to Felixstowe before coronavirus struck. A JustGiving page has also been launched to help cover the costs of the virtual festival.  “It was a huge relief that everyone, the committee, all our enthusiastic volunteers, … Continue reading Felixstowe Book Festival Goes Digital – Line Up Announced For June 2020

Celebrate VE Day And Beyond With Online Shows

Missing Live Theatre?  Need a bit of Shakespeare or a WW2 inspired drama to inspire or provoke? Well there’s plenty to watch online at the moment – and more are released every week. But please note – some have got a very short life span so please check dates carefully. But all are first class performances – (and it makes a change from Tiger King … Continue reading Celebrate VE Day And Beyond With Online Shows

FELIXSTOWE BOOK FESTIVAL CANCELLED 

Unfortunatly with at the moment no clear idea of when the lockdown can ease or social distancing be relaxed,  another popular annual event in Felixstowe has had to be cancelled Days after announcing that they hoped the Felixstowe Book Festival would go ahead if it was safe to do so, the organisers have accepted that the current situation regarding coronavirus means that it cannot be … Continue reading FELIXSTOWE BOOK FESTIVAL CANCELLED 

Review – Phantom of The Opera Online

Phantom Of The Opera – Andrew Lloyd Webber – streaming Whether you are a fan of musicals or not I think you have to admit that Andrew Lloyd Webber is up there with the greats – and ‘Phantom of The Opera’ is probably one of his best. This screening is a recording of the 25th Anniversary show staged at the Royal Albert Hall with no … Continue reading Review – Phantom of The Opera Online

Theatre For All – West End Shows Available To Stream

Week Three of Lockdown. Are we all climbing the walls yet? For me it’s not so much being stuck in doors as not being able to go out to the live shows or music gigs. However, although it’s true we are all on lock down and the theatres are shut up – there is no reason to live in a cultural desert. Many professional shows … Continue reading Theatre For All – West End Shows Available To Stream

Review – a little space

a little space – Geko & Mind The Gap – New Wolsey Theatre last night and touring Geko have a deserved reputation as a leading, cutting edge physical theatre company whose production design and execution are honed to the enth degree and whose last production, The Institute, was toured round the world. Mind the Gap are a leading company working with learning disabled performers – … Continue reading Review – a little space

Student Review – My Mother Said I Never Should

My Mother Said I Never Should by Charlotte Keatley – fingersmith – New Wolsey Theatre  My Mother Said I Should Never Should is a story about a family of women experiencing different stages of their lives. Together these women are shown throughout the decades growing up and facing challenges. It focuses on mother/ daughter relationships and how strong a family’s bond is. All of the … Continue reading Student Review – My Mother Said I Never Should

Review – My Mother Said I Never Should

My Mother Said I Never Should by Charlotte Keatley – fingersmiths – The New Wolsey Theatre till Friday 14th Feb then touring This particular show has done the rounds before – and is also a favourite of am dram groups – and so I was interested to see if anything new could be brought out of this oft repeated classic. fingersmiths describe themselves as ‘a … Continue reading Review – My Mother Said I Never Should

Review – The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde – adapted and performed by James Hyland – Brother Wolf Productions – Sudbury Quay Theatre and touring Based on the well known novella by Robert Louis Stevenson – this is a one man tour-de-force that will leave you breathless, stirred and shaken – but at the same time probably feeling like you have witnessed one of … Continue reading Review – The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde