The Maltings Open Air Theatre Festival – Henry V at the Roman Theatre

HENRY V by Maltings Open Air Theatre Festival company. Photo credit lhphotos

I don’t think it would be right to start this review without acknowledging that OVO – as director Matthew Parker highlights in his programme note – is one of the first companies to be staging live theatre since lockdown. After nearly five months, audiences are once again coming together and partaking in the communal experience … Read more The Maltings Open Air Theatre Festival – Henry V at the Roman Theatre

Declan – The Actors Centre’s new online play – Review

Actor and writer Alistair Hall in 'Declan' (c) Jamie Luke Scoular, 2019.

Billed as “A contemporary ghost story”, Declan tells the story of Jimbo a strange and disturbed young man living in a Wiltshire suburb. Directed by Alexis Gregory this short (just twenty-five minutes) monologue, written and performed by Alistair Hall tells Jimbo’s story in flashbacks as he obsesses mainly about his missing friend Declan, as well … Read more Declan – The Actors Centre’s new online play – Review

Tom Stoppard’s A Separate Peace Live-Streamed Play Reading

Remote Read

Theatres may be closed at the moment but that doesn’t mean that theatrical experiences are just something we remember fondly. Thanks to modern technology, there is a wealth of shows, plays and musicals available to the locked-down public, and last night I was lucky enough to see one in the shape of Tom Stoppard’s play, … Read more Tom Stoppard’s A Separate Peace Live-Streamed Play Reading