London

To Kill a Mockingbird at The Barbican

To Kill a Mockingbird is, without a doubt, my favourite book of all time. I first read it for GCSE English and I distinctly remember being on holiday with my family somewhere in England, stuck in the back of the…

London

The Faulty Towers Theatrical Dining Experience

I’ve written before about the importance of British comedy in my life and Fawlty Towers has always been one of my favourite TV shows. So imagine my surprise when, sat making bath bombs at a Joe Blogs event, I see…

London

Philip Pullman’s Grimm Tales

There’s a lot of ‘immersive’ theatre going on across London. Punters are no longer satisfied with sitting down throughout a performance, instead they want to be at the heart of the action, interacting with the actors, feeling as though they…

2014 Review: Culture

I started compiling the list of cultural things I’ve done this year and was really surprised by how much I’ve done. As with my 2014 Review: Eating and Drinking post, living in London makes it really easy to take advantage…

Anna Nicole: The Opera

What better way to portray the tragic life of one of celebrity’s biggest victims then through the medium of opera? That’s clearly what the Royal Opera House thought when they decided to put this on their schedule, and I couldn’t…

Theatre: Legally Blonde the Musical – The Savoy Theatre, 31/01/12

I’m happy to admit that I have a soft spot for chick flicks. Of course there are some God awful ones out there (The Holiday is literally the worst experience I’ve ever had in my life and I’m sure must…

Theatre: Howl’s Moving Castle

I was majorly excited to stumble across a leaflet for this production in a restaurant one afternoon. I know the story from the anime film, but that was originally adapted from a book by Diana Wynne-Jones, and the plot is…