My Stage is the World

Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practise to deceive

What’s in a name?

Review of Dead Funny – Vaudeville Theatre

British comedians are definitely up there among the world’s greats. Stretching back through the years we’ve seen Charlie Chaplin, Stan Laurel, Kenneth Williams – all great entertainers who made us laugh, despite their own lives being far from perfect. Never forget – laughter is a powerful thing. Read the rest of this entry »

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I am not what I am

Review of Othello at Above the Gatehouse 

O, beware, my lord of jealousy; 
It is the green-ey’d monster, which doth mock
The meat it feeds on.

Jealousy, betrayal and misguided trust can only lead to tragedy. In Othello, Shakespeare weaves a web of lies and deceit that inevitably result in a bloody denouement. Read the rest of this entry »

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