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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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Two soups – the old and the new

Delivery of my Wonky Veg box from Morrisons yesterday, a build-up of courgettes and trying to be organised for weekday lunches meant some hot soup action this morning. I’m a ‘try-it-and-see’ kind of cook; I use a recipe more for inspiration, … Continue reading

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RENT – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Robert Mackintosh and Idili Theatricals Ltd for Rent 20th Anniversary Production Ltd present RENT Book, music and Lyrics by Jonathan Larson Directed by Bruce Guthrie Jonathan Larson’s La Bohème-inspired, AIDS-themed urban rock … Continue reading

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The Stage – Search for a Theatre Critic 2016

A short post, but big on excitement. Earlier this year I was delighted to have been shortlisted in The Stage’s annual Search for a Theatre Critic 2016 competition. All the reviews are available to read here – good luck to Will, … Continue reading

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Fame The Musical – review

This review first appeared in What’s Peen Seen and Western Park Gazette For some in the audience, if you sing ‘Fame’ memories of the ultimate 80s fashion accessory – legwarmers – together with the phrase ‘You want fame? Well fame … Continue reading

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Stage Fright

White dust sheets, impenetrable mists and locked doors that inexplicably open all add up to a good old-fashioned, gothic ghost story. The Woman in Black, making a fleeting appearance at Curve from 27 May to 1 June during its UK tour … Continue reading

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Review: Our Country’s Good 16 November 2012

The West Yorkshire Playhouse is a brick and scaffold minimalist construction, fair warning of the pared down choice of food available in the cafe.  Driving 100 miles through Friday evening rush hour traffic (and with no dinner) didn’t help, however,  one bitter … Continue reading

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