Krapp’s Last Tape: A Retrospective of Spools & Spoils

Saturday 10th October 2020 at Leeds Playhouse (Bramall Rock Void) Before Jonathan Larson was penning musings about 525,600 minutes to measure a year, Samuel Beckett had the supremely underwhelmed Krapp facing the exact same existential crisis, just from much further down the line of life experience... In this co-production from Opera North and Leeds Playhouse,... Continue Reading →

A German Life: Masterful Telling of a Fascinating Life Story

Monday 15th April 2019 at The Bridge Theatre, London. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Brunhilde Pomsel led a fascinating life. By chance, she found herself working closely with key figures of the Nazi regime, finding herself Joseph Goebbels’ secretary and subsequently imprisoned for the association. This may well be the information which defines her story, but in Christopher Hampton’s... Continue Reading →

Talking Heads – Susan, Doris & Irene: Superb

Wednesday 20th June 2018 at West Yorkshire Playhouse. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Alan Bennett really is a genius. Every so often, I forget this fact but a perfectly staged production like this becomes an impressive reminder. West Yorkshire Playhouse is producing the first 6 dramatic monologues of Bennet’s Talking Heads which landed in living rooms in 1988 and... Continue Reading →

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