Day: 5 February 2020

This review from Essentially Surrey is from September 2019 and the production at Clapham Omnibus. Angela Marray gives a bravura performance in Frank McGuiness’s emotionally charged study of pain and loss. Don Brown sees The Match Box at Clapham’s Omnibus Theatre. Sal is living on a small island off the coast of Kerry. She is […]
This review is from Essentially Surrey in September 2018 and is about the Clapham Omnibus production. Lorca’s 1932 tragedy has been reimagined in an exceptional new production at the Omnibus Theatre in Clapham. The original’s themes of fated love, vendetta and passion have been overlaid with the concerns of contemporary London – the experience of immigrant […]
This review was originally published on the Essentially Surrey website in November 2018. Konstantin wants to be a writer, but his work is ridiculed by his mother Irina, a famous actress. Irina (Lesley Sharp) is in love with Boris (Nicholas Gleaves, Sharp’s real-life husband), who is a famous and successful writer, who becomes infatuated with Nina, a […]
A short piece I did for Essential Surrey on Putney’s history, and some of the famous people associated with the area. Now a thriving, popular and leafy suburb of London, Putney is recorded – as ‘Putenhie’ or ‘Putelei’ – in the Domesday Book as a ferry and a fishery, and for much of its history […]
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