Travelling without a passport . . . to the Operas, Theatres, Galleries & Museums!
Sadly during one of our relocations, a chunk of the collection was lost !!! So, to preserve what remained, I’m posting what is left of my collection online. . . . and then continued to do so!
we were quite divided: Thumbs Up from me but Thumbs Down from Bruce!
I must have been the ONLY person there who has never heard of him or know a single one of his song …. nonetheless, I thoroughly enjoyed the concert!
Must confess … I was a little star-struck in the presence of musical genius Jonny Greenwood playing at the Southbank with JUNUN.
Last Day — very crowded — but well worth the visit!
Another Royal Court triumph. Happy that it got some West End exposure — well deserved!
A real privilege to see F Murray Abraham on stage!
Interesting approach to wardrobe and set changes …. and brave to present a heavy topic across three parallel timelines!
… there isn’t enough gin in the world to make this terrible production enjoyable! Shocking as ’12th Night’ was amazingly wonderful.
… the most enjoyable Shakespeare I’ve seen on stage thus far! It was a midnight-matinee and well worth the effort!
acting fine but staging & interpretation were literal and unimaginative. Disappointing.
Excellent technical staging to be marvelled. Difficult topic that was well presented.
On the day decision to see play … good call!
… not much of musical person myself, but, I (and mummy-in-law) truly did enjoy this. Technical staging is to be congratulated.
Enjoyed this so much but I brough txs to see this again at NT in Feb 2018! The only time I’ve seen a play twice is with ‘The Pillowman‘. Again another NT production — first was the mind-blowingly good production (with Jim Broadbent and David Tennant) in 2003 and then again on Broadway (different cast) in 2005.
very clever and accomplished technical staging with Mark Strong.
Have to confess … (surprisingly) I did NOT enjoy this ….
well designed stage set enabled a large platform to have an intimate feel for this cohesive and well performed drama.
Donmar did it again — one of the best drama of the year! Simply superb! With Stephen Dillane and Gina McKee.
Winter may be coming … but not Rob Madden! Understudy took over but sadly there was no chemistry between the two leads. Disappointing.
such a shame that Vanessa Redgrave had such a trivial role …
(Sadly, could not attend this production and therefore had to give my tickets away to a friend. Thankfully, she’s a big Jon Snow fan!!!)
Ralph Fiennes … again!
Somehow I managed to snag the hottest tickets in town!!!
London stage in a Hong Kong cinema! Thank you NTLive!!!
Hong Kong. (An excellent production!)
with Derek Jacobi (London)
sadly, this was a horrible and disappointing production (Hong Kong)
with Ralph Fiennes and Clare Higgins
with Kristin Scott Thomas, Mackenzie Crook, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Carey Mulligan (London)
with Frank Langella and Michael Sheen (London)
with Derek Jacobi and Natasha Little (London)
with Ian McKellan (London)
with Jeremy Irons (London)
with Eve Best, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ian Glen (London)
with Kathleen Turner and Bill Irwin (NYC)
with Helen McCrory, Sienna Miller, Dominic West (London)
with Jeff Goldblum and Zeljko Ivanek (NYC)
Julius Caesar – with Ralph Fiennes (London)
with Jim Broadbent and Rachael Stirling (London)
with Ben Daniels and Michelle Fairley (London)
Saw this with Donald and Christine (London)
with Clare Higgins (London)
with Michael Gambon, David Bradley, Matthew MacFadyen and Michelle Dockery (London)
with Natasha Richardson and John C. Reilly (NYC)
with Jonny Lee Miller, Aidan Gillen and David Threlfall (London)
with Denzel Washington (NYC)
with Damian Lewis (London)
with Harriet Walter, Janet McTeer and James Fleet (London)
with Saffron Burrow and Christopher Eccleston (London)
with Vanessa Redgrave (London)
with Ewan McGregor. Saw this with friends Al and Kate (London)
with Brian Dennehy and Clare Higgins (London)
with Kristin Scott Thomas and Bob Hoskins (London)
with Penelope Wilton (London)
… and, one of my favourite production (definitely an all time Top 5) with Derek Jacobi (London).
Donmar Warehouse production (London)
with Rob Lowe and John Barrowman (London)
(debate – London)
Harvest, The Royal Court Theatre (London)
MISSING: My Name is Rachel Corrie, The Royal Court Theatre (London)
with Ben Whishaw, Rory Kinnear, Imogen Stubbs (London)
with Edie Falco and Brenda Blethyn (NYC)
with Nathan Lane and Lee Evans (London)
with Jeremy Irons, Hugh Dancy (London)
saw this with friends Justin and Gabriella, London
with Richard Griffiths, Frances De La Tour, James Corden and Dominic Cooper (London)
with Jonathan Pryce and Eddie Redmayne (London)
with Saffron Burrows and Nigel Lindsay (London)
with Diana Rigg and Victoria Hamilton (London)
with Holly Hunter (London)
with Jennifer Ehle and Kevin Spacey (London)
with Aaron Eckhart and Julia Stiles (London)
with Michael Gambon, Lee Evans (London)
with Roger Allam and Conleth Hill (London)
with Judi Dench (London)
Saw this with Paul, Penny, Harriet, Steve, Jill, etc. as a family XMAS outing.
The Sweetest Swing in Baseball (with Gillian Anderson), The Royal Court, London
Missing: The Permanent Way (by David Hare), National Theatre, London
Missing: Stuff Happens (by David Hare), National Theatre, London
with Ian McKellen and Frances De La Tour (London)
with Ralph Fiennes (London)
A truly remarkable production! With Adrian Lester. (London)
with Joseph Fiennes, John Barrowman and Olivia Williams (L0ndon)
with Jim Broadbent and David Tennant (London). This was so mesmerisingly brilliant that when The Pillowman moved to Broadway in 2005, I had to see this play again!
with Prunella Scales, Rupert Graves and Samantha Bond (London)
with Simon Callow and Ann Mitchell (London)
with Kristin Scott Thomas and Eric Sykes (London)
with Derek Jacobi (London). Saw this with John and Rachel.
with Tom Hardy, Jonny Lee Miller and Jane Asher (London)
with John Hannah and Sinead Cusack (London)
with Patrick Stewart (London)
with Kenneth Branagh (London)
with Natasha Richardson (London)
with Anthony Sher (London)
with Jonathan Pryce (London)
with Zoe Wanamaker, Alex Jennings, Margaret Tyzack (London)
with Damian Lewis, Helen McCrory, Indira Varma (London)
The Royal Court, London
Journey’s End, Comedy Theatre, London. (According to Bruce, I sat next to the actor who played Dr. Who in the 70s!)
Missing: My Brilliant Divorce (with Dawn French), Apollo Theathre, London
Missing: The Price (by Arthur Miller), Apollo Theatre, London
Missing: Auntie and Me, Wyndhams Theatre, London
with Gillian Anderson and Roger Allam (London)
with Woody Harrelson and Kyle MacLachlan (London)
with Sean Bean and Samantha Bond (London)
with Judi Dench and Maggie Smith (London)
Sunset Blvd (with Glenn Close), Broadway
Les Miserables, Broadway
Phantom of the Opera, Broadway and London
Miss Saigon (with Jonathan Pryce), Broadway