March, 2013

Top cast bring Abigail's Party to Guildford

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The original 1977 Abigail’s Party, starring Alison Steadman as Beverley, is so firmly rooted in our minds that it takes a brave company to re-launch it and an even braver lady to try and step into her shoes. In the current touring Theatre Royal...

Luigi Russolo's Art of Noises + The Weak Force = conceptual art at the Lewis Elton Gallery

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Have you heard of Luigi Russolo and The Art of Noises? I confess I hadn’t, until I visited the current exhibition at the Lewis Elton Gallery on the University of Surrey campus. Just Luigi’s name and the ambiguous title, Art of Noises, intrigued...

Birdsong on tour - does it work as live theatre?

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The transferral of Birdsong from book to stage was worrying me long before I got to the theatre. How would it, indeed how could it, match up to the book or the TV production? I loved Sebastian Faulk’s book which followed the character of Stephen...