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Bend it Like Beckham- Phoenix Theatre

A couple of weeks ago I had a jaunt down to the Phoenix Theatre to catch the latest screen-to-stage adaption to hit the West End (on that, by the way, WHY HAS NO-ONE ADAPTED ‘HOOK’ FOR THE STAGE YET?! COME THE FUCK ON WORLD). Yes, Bend It Like Beckham is the latest movie to received the MT treatment and has landed at the Phoenix Theatre with all it’s bhangra and footballs firmly in place. I met up with Rebecca, Michaela, Wilma and assorted other  ...

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(A Late) Friday Feeling

HI HUNS Here’s the shiz that’s made this last week BITCHING. This post was supposed to go out on Friday, but I’m a bell and forgot. WHOOPS. SOZ. 1. A sweet sweet Valentines Day. I know people whinge about it but I LIKE IT despite still being a single one. My Dad made me dippy eggs with marmite soldiers, I reflected on having my literal broken heart mended eight years ago on Valentines Day (I have a heart condition and had an operation on it at Great Ormond Street on  ...

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Acting

my 10 golden rules for audition panels

Phil Willmott published a brilliant article in The Stage this week giving actors advice, tips and insight from what it’s like on his side of the audition process. It’s a great article, full of genuinely handy information, things that may clear the fog a little bit for the unsuspecting performer standing in front of a stern-lipped panel. I was inspired by this article (and my pals at Simon and Howe) to give an opinion from the actor’s side of the table. We’re aware  ...

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Edinburgh Fringe 2014- The Round-Up

Well, I’ve shaken off my tartan, emptied my rucksack of one bazillion flyers and started the inevitable liver healing process- it can only mean one thing. Edfringe is over again for another year. This year was (as ever) totally riotous, and provided me with much to laugh, think and wonder about. It gave me all manner of performance to slam my eyes onto, pints to quaff with so many great people and heralded the end of another summer. Here’s what we got up to. The Shops Head to  ...

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