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Misc.

Long Time…

So, once again, it’s been an age since I blogged. Here’s why…. RADA!  (Ate my life.)  We have been putting on a production of ‘Company’ by Stephen Sondheim which featured among its many lighting features… […]

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The Power of Yes

So, went to the theatre!  (For the first time in far too long… amazing how the process of learning about the theatre prevents you from ever having the time or money to go to the […]

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In Praise of… Hamlet

Okay, so as established, that Shakespeare dude knows his stuff.  In fact, as a writer, while there’s a lot of praise for him, it is intensely irritating to sit there listening to so many bloody […]

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Merry Christmas!

So it’s that silly time of year again.  Another solar cycle elapsed, another Christian-pagan-Western celebration thingy celebrated, ridiculous amounts of food eaten, presents unwrapped hurrah! and more silly TV watched than the mind can comfortably […]

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In Very Grudging Praise Of…

… Battlestar Galactica. Now! This entry will hopefully be brief, because I spent many, many months arguing with my editor about the merits or otherwise of the TV-remake of Battlestar Galactica that has graced screens […]

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In Praise Of… West Wing

There comes a point at the end of every show role when a girl’s just gotta unwind.  For the first time in six weeks, massive, regulated cycles of laundry are done (I promise, I do […]

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Pericles

This entry could be called ‘In Praise of Shakespeare’ but alas, circumstances means it’s about Pericles.  I am lighting designer on a (very small) production of Pericles being put on at RADA by the exchange […]

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Minarets

Alright, so another post that veers towards the political, despite my pledge not to do so… In Switzerland, a law has been passed prohibiting the construction of any more minarets.  As I understand it (being […]

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The Protection of Children Act 1999

I have always tried to be as non-political as I can when writing this blog, and on this matter in particular, will try and step as carefully as possible, since this is one of those […]

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Up

There are only two things on TV that make me cry – the Lion King (and who doesn’t?) and footage of the fall of the Berlin Wall.  The first… well… like I said… who doesn’t… […]

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District 9 – South Africa

So, we (myself and a gentleman who’ll go by the name of TLC from hereon in…) went to see District 9.  I sort of did and sort of didn’t know what to expect; whether we […]

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Busy Busy Busy…

It has, once again, been an age since I blogged and so, once again, I will do my thing of blogging about why I haven’t blogged… For the last 6 weeks, as all here know, […]

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