Tag: Simon Armstrong

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News: Tristram Kenton’s stage archive – the Open Air Theatre edition

I’m loving this deep dive that the Guardian is doing  into Tristram Kenton’s archive, this time taking…

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TV Review: The Crown Series 3

Series 3 of The Crown sees new actors in across the board but Olivia Colman is sadly…

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TV Review: The Crown, Series 3 Episodes 1-3

The Crown returns with Olivia Colman and Tobias Menzies at the helm, and Helena Bonham Carter stealing…

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11 of my top moments in a theatre in 2017

As ever, the wait for the end-of-year lists of favourite plays and performances has to continue until…

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Queer Theatre – a round-up

“There’s nowt so queer as folk” Only about a week behind schedule, I wanted to round up…

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Review: Queer Theatre – Neaptide, National Theatre

  #1 in the National Theatre’s Queer Theatre season of rehearsed readings “My God, I wanted three…

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Review: Twelfth Night, Royal Exchange

“When that I was a little boy” Even with the best of intentions, it can be a…

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TV Review: The Hollow Crown – The Wars of the Roses: 1. Henry VI Part 2

“I was a woeful looker-on” On a night when the real drama was unfolding in Stockholm’s Globen…

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Review: The Winter’s Tale, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

 Thou metst with things dying, I with things new-born” It’s easy to feel a little jaded when…