Review: Great Expectations at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley

On Tuesday 29th May, I went to see Great Expectations at the Churchill Thetare in Bromley. The play was a retelling of Dickens' classic, and starred Nichola McAuliffe. The casting of Nichola McAuliffe was a major push in the marketing, and was one of the reasons I went to see the play. The idea of …

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Review: McKellen: Playing the Part and Q&A at BFI Southbank, London

On 27th May 2018, I was lucky enough to be able to go to a documentary screening of a new film about Ian McKellen. The documentary was about the life and career of Sir Ian McKellen, a performer I admire a lot, and the ticket also included a Q&A with McKellen, Graham Norton and Martin …

Writing Update #18: April Showers, April Pours

The beginning of April brought some big changes for me. This caused a lot of stress and subsequently a couple of minor health issues (werk high blood pressure).  After all that, Einstein also had some health issues, and so April seemed like a write off, writing wise. I wasn't inspired and when I was trying …

Review: Remembering Fred at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Last night I went with my parents to see Remembering Fred, a show celebrating the life and achievements of Fred Astaire. The show featured Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara from Strictly Come Dancing. I went in expecting this to be a couple of hours of solid dancing, and so was pleasantly surprised when the show …

Review: Cats at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley

On Thursday 17th May 2018, I went to see Cats at the Churchill Theatre with my Mum and Nan. The musical was performed by WWOS and is about a group of cats who have gathered to celebrate the Jellicle Ball. I have previously seen WWOS perform in Legally Blonde and Priscilla: Queen of the Desert, …

Musings on Avengers: Infinity War (Spoiler Heavy)

I eventually got around to watching Avengers: Infinity War on Sunday, and I have some feelings about it. I know everything that could have been said about this film already has been, but I just wanted to get my thoughts down. Honestly, I was underwhelmed by it. This could be due to the fact that …