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Culture, London, Theatre, Theatre, West-End

A Night at the English National Opera

I go to the theatre a lot. I see plays, musicals, ballet, gigs, cabarets, concerts and comedy. But something I very rarely do is go to the OPERA. It’s an art form I’ve never massively connected with, and if I’m brutally honest, one I’m slightly intimidated by. I get nervous that I won’t know what the chuff is going on, that I’ll get a numb bum from the sheer length of it, and that perhaps it’s just a bit too posh for me. But I am always game to try  ...

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Culture, Events, London, Theatre, Theatre, West-End

La Traviata at Soho Theatre plus a LOVELY TICKET OFFER!

I don’t know about you but I always get a bit nervous for the opera. I always get a bit worried it’s going to be very long and arduous and with a sincere lack of tap dancing (I have a huge THING for Gene Kelly). However, groovy spangly opera company Opera Up Close¬†(them ones that did that production of La Boheme that just seemed to run and run and run)¬†are constantly battling to jazz up opera and BREAK DOWN THOSE BLOODY BARRIERS and get folk in to slam their eyes and ears on  ...

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Culture, Uncategorized

some people who are fanning the shit out of life

I was scrolling through my facebook and twitter feeds t’other day, and it suddenly struck me what a web of creative and wonderful people I know, who are grabbing life by the balls and MAKING STUFF, putting in some graft and reaping the benefits. I felt such a glow of pride and pretty inspired, I wanted to punch the air and LEAP shouting “YES YOU BRAVE BITCHES.” I didn’t though because I was in the office. So I thought I’d do a shoutout for some of them, and  ...

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