Category Archives: Drama
Small Island – superb dramatisation at The National Theatre of Andrea Levy’s novel
Secrecy – compulsive, searing Chernobyl on Sky. Superbly done.
Sissinghurst – plants and history in the Weald of Kent
We loved Anna Meredith Five Telegrams premiere at First Night of the Proms with light show, courtesy of 59 Productions.
We were hugely impressed by the performances in The Lehman Trilogy at The National Theatre.
We were delighted to listen to Take 6, Jacob Collier’s guests at his Prom.
British Museum exhibition celebrates the friendship of Patrick Leigh Fermor, Niko Ghika and Joh Craxton Charmed Lives in Greece.
Der Rosenkavalier at Glyndebourne. Critics mixed but we were enthralled.
To National Maritime Museum in Greenwich to hear the sublime Emeli Sande. News of Columbia World Cup Penalties came through at same time.
Larmer Tree gardens, Wiltshire, at their most beautiful in June. Definitely worth a visit.
Laura Linney luminous in My Name is Lucy Barton at The Bridge in Rona Munro’s superb adaptation of Elizabeth Strout’s novel.
Loving: Russell T Davies’ adaptation of John Preston’s A Very English Scandal. Bunnies can and must go to the BAFTAs. https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2018/may/27/sundays-best-tv-a-very-english-scandal-jonathan-meades-on-jargon
Melissa Scott Miller’s award-winning pictures of North London. http://www.scottmillerart.com/
The South African garden at RHS Chelsea. Robbed of a gold but silver guilt nonetheless.
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.