Tag Archives: Theatre

When the stage manager sends in an understudy

So I recently injured my back in a way which is not too serious (I hope) but it means I can’t really take any chances with it for a while either. Which means not really lifting anything and not camping … Continue reading

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Time for just one more …

I was fortunate enough recently to be working at “An Evening With” type event, where a guest was interviewed in front of a mostly, alive, theatre audience. I was the venue’s sound and AV engineer for the event, not a … Continue reading

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Peter Sellers I am not! But here goes anyway ….

Oh dear reader, I’m in trouble. Well, goodness gracious me. For I have been retained by a theatre near to me. Mmm? They’re putting on a play, it’s a fast and frantic farce. It goes boom boody-boom boody-boom boody-boom, Boody-boom … Continue reading

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Lock up your shopping centres – and your theatres!

We are all familiar with that scourge of modern society which is the hoodie. We see them loitering around in small groups and immediately fear for our safety, our wallets and our supply of deliciously fresh-baked goods. Yes the modern … Continue reading

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Another Op’nin’, Another Show

Finally after a gap of approximately far too long, I am once again involved with a pantomime production (go on then, you know you want to – after three. Three – “Oh no you’re not”). Happy now? To be honest, at the … Continue reading

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Is Panto sexist? Discuss.

I should warn you, that if you’re not English (or at least have lived in England for many years) this blog may well make absolutely no sense to you at all. For it takes as its central theme, the cross … Continue reading

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