WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 12 – If the worst should happen.

On 17 July 1915, Winston Churchill felt the need to sit and write the following letter, which was then sealed in an envelope marked: To be sent to Mrs Churchill in the event of my death. Do not grieve for me too much. I am a spirit confident of my rights. Death is only an … More WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 12 – If the worst should happen.

Theatre Review: Oresteia at Almeida (part of their Greeks season)

Summary from Almeida website: Orestes’ parents are at war. A family drama spanning several decades, a huge, moving, bloody saga, Aeschylus’ greatest and final play asks whether justice can ever be done – and continues to resonate more than two millennia after it was written. I have no idea where to start with this review … More Theatre Review: Oresteia at Almeida (part of their Greeks season)

Theatre Review: To Kill A Mockingbird – Barbican

Another production that is on a very well deserved second run, this version of To Kill A Mockingbird was first seen in the Regent’s Park open air theatre two years ago and has transferred brilliantly onto the Barbican’s main stage. I studied To Kill A Mockingbird for my GCSEs and although I could remember loving … More Theatre Review: To Kill A Mockingbird – Barbican