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June 1, 2014

Culture, London, South, Theatre, Theatre

Theatre Thought: ‘Titus Andronicus’ at The Globe

They say there’s no such thing as bad publicity and ever since Lucy Bailey’s production of Titus Andronicus opened at Shakespeare’s Globe it’ s been making theatrical headlines-mostly due to  the amount of audience members that have been collapsing at the sheer gore of it. With reports of audience members dropping like flies at Shakespeare’s bloodiest play, ticket sales have rocketed as folk flock to the wooden O to see if they can stand it themselves. Myself  ...

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Culture, London, Theatre, Theatre, West-End

Theatre Thought: ‘Bakersfield Mist’ at The Duchess

The Duchess is proper little gem of a theatre. Tucked around the corner from the more blatantly spectacular Lyceum and Theatre Royal, it almost looks shy in it’s existence. Step inside and it’s full of little nooks and crannies housing bars and programme sellers. I popped in this week to catch the Queen of the Raspy tones, Kathleen Turner in her latest play, Bakersfield Mist by Stephen Sachs.     I have to say, I wasn’t MASSIVELY sold on the poster. I mean,  ...

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