Pokemon Go in Museums

You’re probably wondering what a Pokemon Go game has to do with this blog. And if you know me, you’re probably wondering why I would even begin to write about gaming! Well, I’d like to quickly jump on the band wagon, which is fairly empty for the time being, of…

Kenneth Branagh’s Romeo and Juliet Live Broadcast

Romeo and Juliet You all know the story. Two star-cross’d lovers painfully wedged between two feuding families. Love and hate pitched against each other in a violent, and what becomes a deathly, dual. Kenneth Branagh’s Romeo and Juliet Live Broadcast obviously portrays this narrative but in a much more stylish…

Medicine Man | Wellcome Collection

I’m pushing the boat out and extending my blogging to Museums. I know, I know! It’s another cultural thing I do and it might up the number of blogs I can post as most Museum’s are free, whereas theatre tickets take away lots of my pennies. Ok here we go……

Aladdin The Musical | London

The opening number Oh ah come from a land, from a far away place (Yorkshire) Where the caravan camels roam (bikes – there’s so many bikes since the Tour de France) Where it’s flat and immense, and the heat is intense, it’s barbaric, but hey it’s home! (to be honest…

The Audience | NTLive broadcast

WHO AM I? I have a lot of power yet no real power at all. I have great opportunities for influence with no guarantee of influence. I am the most visible woman in the world yet the most invisible. The Queen. Another Side The Audience allowed me to witness a…

Billy Elliot the Musical | Alhambra Bradford

Everyone has a talent. You don’t choose it. It chooses you. It might be something that frustrates you to the core. Something that makes you feel sick with nerves. Something that makes you cry until you can’t no more. It proves your human and alive. But you can either take…

Les Miserables | Broadway

A Story A young child, maybe around eight or nine years old, with shoulder length blonde hair and a freshly trimmed fringe sits on the plush red seat. Her little legs swing back and forth and her head sways left and right, admiring the spectacle around her. She can see…

Sleeping Beauty | Matthew Bourne

Gothic Retelling This ballet was a Gothic adaptation of Sleeping Beauty, that entered into a supernatural world and distinctly left the Disney one. I was unaware of this change in the story, so the Vampires instead of fairies, rose instead of thorn and introduction of a modern day setting, startled…