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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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Production Electrician

So, I’ve been given my next job at RADA for the glorious new term – Production Electrician, also known as Prod LX.  Which is, lets face it, kinda cool, because I really, really like lights.  […]

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The Hurt Locker

The Hurt Locker – a film that I did not see with my Dad!  Did not see with Dad because it’s neither science fiction nor appropriately silly, nor, in fact, to be perfectly honest, my […]

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Moon/Apollo 13/Sunshine

So, a few days ago, I went to the cinema with my Dad, to see Moon.  First up, don’t get the impression that my Dad is the only person I go to the cinema with.  […]

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Serenity/Star Trek

A confession to get the ball rolling – I don’t like Star Trek.  I mean, don’t get me wrong, I can see the appeal – from a narrative point of view, it’s pure genius.  You’ve got […]

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The Miracle of WordPress

Firstly, it’s been, as always, an age since I last posted.   More over, it’s taken me an age to work out how to read the large collection of very nice comments that have been left […]

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Circus Space

Yesterday, I went to see a dress rehearsal performance at a place called Circus Space.  And while it has no relevance whatsoever to being a writer, I was so impressed by some of the things […]

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