Tag Archives: London theatre

Three and a half nights of London theatre – Part 2

So now we come to the whole reason why I crossed the pond in the first place… I was more than ready for Wolf Hall when Monday night rolled around, probably one of the most anticipated nights of theatre I’ve … Continue reading

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Three and a half nights of London theatre – Part 1

London is my favorite place on the planet, not least because it’s where I can OD on theater. This time, I had to book way in advance to be sure of tickets to the two plays the RSC has mounted adapting … Continue reading

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Magpie update – August / September 2014

In many ways, summer is possibly my least favorite season. Sure, there is no snow to shovel and late sunsets mean more time to be out and about. But, especially in terms of travel, summer is when I’m most likely … Continue reading

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More Shakespeare for Trevor Nunn

From London Independent. Trevor Nunn has staged 30 of Shakespeare’s 37 plays and wants to do the rest before retiring. Something to look forward to!!

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Stuff to see (mostly) in London for autumn 2013 and gourmet getaways

From the London Independent. A serious list of fifty arts events and performances, live and recorded, mostly in and around London but there are a few for a day or a weekend away. Pick something and go! I’m a big … Continue reading

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The newest and youngest Macbeth

From London Independent. James McAvoy, age 33, has started a run as Macbeth in London, the youngest Macbeth if only by a couple of years. Through 27 April.

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A lazy last week in London and home again

I spent all of last week in London. There were a few things planned – meeting friends for drinks, perhaps seeing a show or two, visiting my favorite outdoor spaces, like Trafalgar Square (always need to see what’s sitting on … Continue reading

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a new director for the RSC

From the London Independent. A new director has been named to head the Royal Shakespeare Company.

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