Uncelebrated journey

Uncelebrated Journey

29th April 2018 Uncelebrated Journey Swindon’s talent – telling Swindon’s Story Earlier this week I attended a press launch of the above named-event. This one-off, set-to-be-spectacular event is the brainchild of the new and current, High Sheriff of Wiltshire, Nicky Alberry. Uncelebrated journey celebrates Swindon and its journey by celebrating

Birdsong

front cover of Birdsong programme

21st March 2018 [jetpack_subscription_form] Birdsong Not to be confused with The Birdie Song, BIRDSONG started out in 1993 as a war novel and family saga written by English author Sebastian Faulks. It’s also been televised by Auntie – aka the BBC. Birdsong on tour, marking the 100th anniversary of the end of

Some Mothers do ‘ave ’em

Some Mothers do ave em

23 January 2018 [jetpack_subscription_form] Some Mothers do ‘ave ’em or a Comedy of Errors! ‘This is going to be interesting’ I thought. ‘How on earth are they going to translate a much-loved show that featured broad, large-scale physical comedy (think the nativity play and the roller skating scene) to a

The Phoenix Players

Phoenix players - The Lady Killers

19th January 2018 [jetpack_subscription_form] The Phoenix Players Well dear listeners. Earlier this week, Swindon Old Town Rotary kindly invited me along to one of their breakfast meetings to talk to them about this here blog and related matters. They are a jolly friendly bunch of people so despite public speaking

Dreamboats and Petticoats

Dreamboats and Petticoats the musical

26th September 2017 [jetpack_subscription_form] Dreamboats and Petticoats Rock ‘n roll is here to stay, It will never die It was meant to be that way, Though I don’t know why… So sang Danny and the Juniors back in 1958/59. Well the last few weeks at the Wyvern Theatre have been the living