Category: Edinburgh Fringe Festival


In 2011, the sublime was a popular topic of discussion. At the National Theatre there was Frankenstein and  in the John Martin exhibition at the Tate, the sublime was on show in a spectacular way. The John Martin exhibition was my favourite exhibition of the year. The epic was presented on grand canvases, but what…

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Best of 2011

Here is my best of.. lists. The following post discusses what I thought about the year. Shakespeare in the Theatre 1. Romeo and Juliet (RSC at the RST) 2. Much Ado About Nothing (Globe) 3. Hamlet (The National Theatre) 4. Much Ado About Nothing (Wyndham’s) 5.The Comedy of Errors (Propeller at Sheffield) 6. Antony and Cleopatra with Katy Stephens and Darrell D’Silva (RSC…

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Edinburgh on the Fringe

I’ve just spent a week at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. It’s been a week full of references to Coldplay, an obsession with social media and a focus on teenage anxieties. I’ve spent a lot of time in wet clothes and I have walked up and down steps and hills. It has been a frustrating, tiring,…

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