The Hunchback of Notre Dame – Saint Paul’s Church, Covent Garden

The Hunchback of Notre Dame - Robert Rhodes (Quasimodo).

What better place is there to put on a play set in the surroundings of a cathedral than in the surroundings of a church? A church nicknamed ‘The Actors’ Church’ in fact. The setting was used well in this promenade production as we moved around the churchyard, although it was perhaps most fitting at the … Read more The Hunchback of Notre Dame – Saint Paul’s Church, Covent Garden

Review of Absolute Hell by Rodney Ackland | National Theatre

Kate Fleetwood as Christine, Absolute Hell (c) Johan Persson

When we think of World War II we, of course, think of life in that period as absolute hell. Everything about it from the concentration camps to the death and destruction of the blitz is devastating. But we rarely think about what happened next, because, in reality, an event like that doesn’t happen in isolation, … Read more Review of Absolute Hell by Rodney Ackland | National Theatre