Million Dollar Quartet

  Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury ‘Ain’t nothin’ more fun than rock’n’roll.’ A line said once, but a sentiment repeated throughout Million Dollar Quartet, the ninety minute jukebox stage show that tells the story of a night in December 1956 at Sun Records, Memphis. Four stars, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis gatheredContinue reading “Million Dollar Quartet”

Pride & Prejudice at The Marlowe Theatre

First published on WOWKent Pride & Prejudice regularly tops lists of the most loved novels. Austen’s novel lends its text to numerous adaptations, of all kinds, including those with zombies, set in Bollywood, and a wet Colin Firth. As with Shakespeare, it is a truth universally acknowledged that sentences from it can be quoted byContinue reading “Pride & Prejudice at The Marlowe Theatre”

Dick Whittington at The Marlowe – Oh yes…

You know what you’re getting with a pantomime. Puns, slapstick, clichéd gags and a lot of silliness. And when it comes to the Marlowe in Canterbury, you also know that you’re getting Kent’s best of this festive fayre. 2016 is no different, with Evolution, run by husband and wife team Paul Hendy and Emily Wood,Continue reading “Dick Whittington at The Marlowe – Oh yes…”

The City Sound Project – Canterbury’s music festival

All too often the south east gets subsumed into London, with the assumption being that just because London is well catered for in terms of live music, everyone in Kent is as well. Sadly, it’s not the case, but every now and then the creative and artistic potential in these parts gets some buzz –Continue reading “The City Sound Project – Canterbury’s music festival”

Simon Smith – Experiment & Liberate: Politics in Poetry

Political poetry sounds like a heavy topic for a Saturday afternoon with Save As Writers. I don’t have a particular viewpoint to share, I’m not interested in writing polemics, and nothing *bad* has happened to me personally make me angry enough to write political poetry. But Simon Smith, poet, author and lecturer, and our tutorContinue reading “Simon Smith – Experiment & Liberate: Politics in Poetry”