Tag Archives: Leicester

UK Pun Championships 2018 – review

This review first appeared in Sabotage Reviews Leicester Comedy Festival presents UK Pun Championships De Montfort Hall, Leicester After puns galore on the trending #UKPunDay, it seems we all have a pun up our sleeve, with everyone from the Royal … Continue reading

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Souped up chestnuts

‘Avid’ readers of this blog will know I have been focusing on ways of using stuff up. Christmas usually provides an abundance of excess ingredients and so, this week, my challenging question is what do I do with the vacuum-packed … Continue reading

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UniSlam18 – review

This review first appeared in Sabotage Reviews Final of UniSlam18 Curve Theatre, Leicester 28 January 2018 In a wash of blue light, Curve’s Studio stage is simply dressed: four mics are lined downstage, three shard-like trophies on a small table … Continue reading

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Bad language

Who wants to read a book about grammar and punctuation? Thought not. It is likely, if you had such a book, it would be purely for reference purposes – your job, your studies but, ultimately, a purely functional item. Anyway, … Continue reading

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When life gives you lemons (and a new cake tin)

I recently purchased a big, round cake tin in the Debenhams sale (and there was a tin inside it for biscuits!). So, with the worst reason ever to make a cake, I decided to ‘try out’ my new tin. (This … Continue reading

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Above the Mealy-mouthed Sea – review

This review first appeared in Sabotage Reviews Unholy Mess and Omnibus Theatre present Above the Mealy-mouthed Sea by Jemima Foxtrot and Lucy Allan directed by Lucy Allan designed by Mayou Trikerioti at Upstairs at the Western (part of Find the … Continue reading

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Roald Dahl’s George’s Marvellous Medicine – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Curve and Rose Theatre Kingston present Roald Dahl’s George’s Marvellous Medicine adapted by David Wood directed by Julia Thomas Continuing what is becoming something of a Christmas tradition, Curve serves up another … Continue reading

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