Archive for the 'Bette Davis' Category

Review – The Letter, Wyndham’s Theatre, London

Wednesday 23 May 2007

The Letter WEWAndrew is partial to a bit of letter writing.

On many an evening you can find him in his smoking jacket and writing mittens, slumped over his bureau, scratching out rambling and indignant missives to theatre owners complaining about their bar prices and the like. His special green ink on lavender notelets are a frightening and familiar sight to many in the business.

So Phil (whose sense of humour could best be described as single entendre) thought it would be very funny indeed to make Andrew go and see Somerset Maugham’s The Letter. Read the rest of this entry »

Top 10 songs from shows within shows

Saturday 19 May 2007

The pastiche of 1920s musical theatre featured in The Drowsy Chaperone reminded us that there’s a terrific revue waiting to be commissioned (Hey, Mr Producer. We’re talking to you, sir.) based around songs from shows within shows or shows within films. Or films within shows. Or films within films. Or just musical performances portrayed in a naturalistic context.

Anyway, anyway. Here are the Whingers’ Top Ten parodies and pastiches. Read the rest of this entry »