The words ‘rave reviews’ are often bandied around as marketing draws, but in the case of the National Theatre’s LOVE, the feedback has indeed been exceptional. I had high expectations as I nestled into the Dorfman, the smallest of the theatres, a few days before Christmas. This may be a play set in the festiveContinue reading “LOVE”
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Christmas Turkey – the perfect performance?
‘Baby, it’s cold outside.’ Sang Dean Martin. But in the song the winter chill and falling snowflakes were all part of the Christmas magic. That’s not the same for everyone. For many there’s no delight in snow, no opportunity to warm up with mulled wine, no open fire around which to sing, and no familyContinue reading “Christmas Turkey – the perfect performance?”
Bright eyed clubbing with Morning Gloryville
I’ve heard Morning Gloryville described in numerous ways. ‘A social movement.’ ‘Mental – in a good way.’ ‘The. Best. Thing. Ever.’ Or: ‘Not for me.’ ‘F*cking weird.’ ‘Ooooo…kaaaaeyyy.’ People who haven’t been to an event (and plenty have – now in twenty one cities around the world the enthusiasm has been spreading since its beginningsContinue reading “Bright eyed clubbing with Morning Gloryville”
The best Christmas present yet?
Pulp – After You It’s All Happening loved their socks, were rapt at the gifts of cheap aftershave, and utterly delighted with the sixth tin of Family Circle biscuits, but this post from Jarvis and the gang has got to top all the presents. The enviably lucky attendees of Pulp’s recent Sheffield homecoming show were wereContinue reading “The best Christmas present yet?”
Happy Mondays step on for Christmas!
Think Madchester, think Factory Records, think Happy Mondays. The legendary band have just announced two back to back shows at London’s beautiful Roundhouse venue on Wednesday December 19th & Thursday December 20th 2012. Riding on a wave of success after their sell out shows at Brixton Academy earlier this year, the band’s first live outing forContinue reading “Happy Mondays step on for Christmas!”