Archive for the 'Adèle Anderson' Category

Review – Fascinating Aida, Jermyn Street Theatre

Thursday 22 May 2008

Fascinating Aida flyerPhil was having one of his republican days.

No, not that kind of Republican: say “McCain” and Phil thinks “oven chips”; say “Bush” and Phil thinks, well, not much really.

No, “republican” as in “not that struck on the monarchy”.

Now do not be dismayed at this rather late excursion into anarchy: it will all be over by tomorrow. Sharper-eyed denizens of Kentish Town may catch him fishing his collection of Princess Anne & Captain Mark Phillips wedding knick-knacks out of his dustbin in order to restore them to their pride of place on his mantelpiece. Read the rest of this entry »

Every One’s a Winner

Thursday 24 April 2008

A final (for now) post about the party. Read the rest of this entry »

Review – The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas, Landor Theatre, London

Monday 11 June 2007

The fringe is a foreign county; they do things differently there.

For the Whingers, attention during a fringe production always takes third place (at best) to other concerns.

Saturday night’s performance of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas at the Landor Theatre, for example, was performed against the background of additional un-scored percussion courtesy of Andrew’s pocket abacus upon which he was doggedly calculating the economics of staging a musical with 26 cast members (plus band) in an auditorium which seats 65 people who have paid just £12 to get in.

Phil, on the other hand, spent most of the show breathing into a paper bag in an effort to recover from the pre-theatre anxiety brought on by his personal bête noire which is unallocated seating. Read the rest of this entry »