Category Archives: Drama
Edge-of-the-seat first episode of latest series of “Line of Duty” with working mother Thandie Newton.
Delightful, laugh-a-minute androgynous Twelfth Night at The National with Tamsin Greig starring as Mrs.Danvers-like Malvolia and Doon McKichan’s tuneful Feste.
Loved Andrew Scott’s edgy Scandi-influenced Hamlet at The Almeida. Peter Wight a wonderful Polonius. Great design Hildegard Bechtler. Gertrude/Hamlet scene a triumph.
Two breath-taking Edward Hoppers at The Royal Academy. Also Grant Wood a new discovery for us.
Maternity leave will never be the same again thanks to Morven Christie and Vicky McClure slogging it out in a Glaswegian architect’s – The Replacement. Can’t wait for final episode.
Elisabeth Leonskaja playing Shostakovich at LSO St Luke’s
Hans Holbein portraits of two Thomases – More and Cromwell partnered at The Frick Collection.
Thanksgiving Hospitality in Boston.
Sublime production of Amadeus at Olivier. Lucien Msamati and Adam Gillen. And musicians galore.
A welcome return to Herefordshire and the delights of Shobdon Church.
80-year-old Glenda Jackson as King Lear and strong supporting cast at The Old Vic.
Spine-tingling storytelling in this second series of The Missing.
Hugely enjoyable The Beatles Eight Days a Week – the touring years.
Coffee at our nearby museum The Geffrye with its dedication to “the middling sort” and a wander round its chronologically-arranged gardens.