Theatre Category

George and The Dragon

  Apparently it’s St. George’s Day (I’m not into saints, I’m afraid) so a good excuse to remind those old enough of, and introduce the younger ones among you to, the old TV comedy series George and The Dragon.   The hit series ran from 1966 to 1968 and starred Sid James, Peggy Mount and […]

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Savage Amusement

This bright and sunny Monday (though still bitterly cold and windy, I must say) I felt like getting off to a lively start. Last week a follower commented how he rarely gets much enjoyment from dance, so this little excerpt from Rameau’s 1735 opera-ballet Les Indes galantes will hopefully set him off on the right […]

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To Hell With It

I’ve been awake rather a long time and it’s barely turned 9am. Why? Getting angry. I don’t get angry much, I’m a calm person as a rule and others tell me I have a calming influence. But last night I read something that really upset me, and I’ve been writing a blog post in my […]

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Yorkshire, Moscow and Three Sisters

  Always ready to help out the arts, especially oop north, today I’m bringing you news of an event in Leeds you won’t want to miss if you love theatre. Three Sisters resonates with me personally and I was drawn to this by a Facebook post by my friend and former fellow AA* reprobate Brian […]

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