Category Archives: Rants about Theatre

Cyranoes

Although the reviews for Southwark Playhouse’s all-female production of Cyrano de Bergerac have been rather mixed (to put it politely), there was plenty praise for Kathryn Hunter‘s performance in the title role, and several critics also singled out her co-star Ellie Kendrick: … Continue reading

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Snowy Siblings?

Believe it or not, I’ve honestly been trying to pace myself when it comes to obsessing over Ellie Kendrick, and was hoping to go a couple more posts before mentioning her again… but then someone went and asked her about the popular Game of Thrones … Continue reading

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Road Runner

Doing my weekly Google News trawl, I was excited to read that ABC Family had ordered a pilot for a new drama series created by Karen DiConcetto and Bert V. Royal (who’s probably best known for writing teen comedy Easy … Continue reading

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Snooki’s Lament

On a random nostalgia kick I gave Daphne & Celeste a quick Google this morning, and felt a weird sense of pride when I saw how high this blog ranked in the search results… then I felt a stab of … Continue reading

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Get Schooled

Another day, another play… and another gorgeous redheaded actress (or two) to fawn over! This time it’s The School for Scandal at the Barbican Theatre, London, starring Katherine Parkinson as ‘Lady Teazle’, and co-starring Vicki Pepperdine as ‘Mrs. Candour’. Hotcha! … Continue reading

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Job Dun

Ace Scottish actress Siobhan Redmond has been attracting rave reviews for her star turn in a sequel to Macbeth, currently playing at the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh. Written by David Greig and directed by Roxana Silbert, Dunsinane is a political … Continue reading

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Precious Little Olivia

Apparently Olivia Hallinan (of Sugar Rush and Lark Rise fame) is starring in a new play right now called Precious Little Talent (Trafalgar Studios 2, London), April 5th – April 30th. To quote the press release: “Precious Little Talentis the … Continue reading

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