Archive for the 'Ben Yeoh' Category

Height restrictions for Broadway audiences – whatever next?

Monday 3 December 2007

33781781.jpgThe Whingers received some disturbing but equally exciting news yesterday afternoon.

Andrew made an unusual decision to attend the rather wonderful Ben Yeoh’s birthday celebrations in the National Film Theatre BFI Southbank bar. Unusual for Andrew as he usually prefers to curl up in a ball under a manky duvet with his cats, than attend anything with the word “party” attached. Yes it’s all very Grey Gardens.

Phil of course loves parties being much more socially adept than his fellow Whinger. So while Andrew sat nursing his bottle of Côtes du Rhône in a corner hoping no one would would bother him, Phil was working the room. Read the rest of this entry »

Noh contest!

Sunday 6 May 2007

Nakamitsu“It’s only about 45min long max and there’s a pub below!”

Hats off to blogging playwright Ben Yeo (who came to our party) who has got the Whingers’ number.

Ben emailed us to say that he has persuaded the producers of his adaptation/translation of the Noh play…

(or as we always insist on saying: )

…Nakamitsu (which plays at the Gate Theatre in Notting Hill from 24 May – 16 June) to give free tickets to theatre bloggers.

Apparently it involves a “beheading, duty and sacrifice”. Read the rest of this entry »