Archives for April 2012

King Lear for Citizens Theatre Glasgow (April 2012)

King Lear - Early Model-Glasgow

King Lear for Citizens Theatre Glasgow directed by long term collaborator Dominic Hill, staring David Hayman. Opened 20th April. see gallery for photos Reviews for the production The Telegraph.  The Scotsman.   … [Read more...]

Much Ado About Nothing, RSC Noel Coward theatre (Sept 2012)

Much ado about nothing, RSC Noel Coward Theatre. Part of the world Shakespeare Festival and staring Meera Syall. Directed by Iqbal Kahn. opened 29th July at the RSC courtyard Theatre Opening at the Noel Coward Theatre London on 24th September … [Read more...]

Trying out pinterest

not a site devoted to the love of Harold Pinter, but fun to put together some virtual mood boards of favourite theatres and textures. see my theatres board … [Read more...]

King Lear Opens

First preview of King Lear tonight in the Citz in Glasgow. The fool has ended up a kind of fusion between Dury and Max wall with the faded face-paint of a traditional clown.I hope the story of Lear's juxtapostion with the disposssed of his world , … [Read more...]

Richard III (2011) and BAM

Richard III finally closed after a sold out run at the Old Vic, extensive world tour, which sadly i didnt get to go on but the actors had a great time ! and then a run in one of my favourite theatres the Harvey at BAM in Brooklyn NY. The theatre was … [Read more...]

Plough and the Stars by O’Casey directed by Wayne Jordan (on tour autumn 2012)

Plough and the Stars , a revival and tour of the acclaimed production at the Abbey, Dublin from 2010. Directed by Wayne jordan.  Opened July 29th 2012. Tour finished in early November 2012. see this review from Irish Times … [Read more...]

The search for a neutral chair !

chairs at the citz

Alison Chitty once taught me a very simple, but enlightening, mental game to show the story telling power of objects. Imagine an empty space, and then put in it a carved wooden chair and a willow pattern tea cup. Then take away the cup and put a … [Read more...]

BBC Macbeth documentary on line

For those who missed the opening of the RST there are some great atmospheric shots in this video, with a bit of talking head process from Michael Boyd and I. BBC Macbeth … [Read more...]