• The Awkward Years at The Other Room (photo credit Kirsten McTernan)
    Theatre

    The Awkward Years at The Other Room

    Matthew Bulgo’s The Awkward Years provides the inaugural production for The Other Room’s Autumn-Winter curated season. Introduced to Lily, hangover ridden and trying to remember the detail of the events last night.…

  • Rain Man at the New Theatre, Cardiff
    Theatre

    Rain Man at the New Theatre, Cardiff

    There is always a challenge in translating from one media to another. I’ve only really felt the emotional conundrum when I’ve read the book beforehand. In seeing Rain Man at the…

  • Exit the King at the National Theatre
    Theatre

    Exit the King at the National Theatre

    Eugene Ionesco’s Exit the King at the National Theatre introduces us to the bizarre, sublime and ridiculous. After 483 years of existence we are immersed in the last hours of King…

  • Miller - a life lived
    Family

    Miller – a life lived

    There was a time, when I started my first blog (all the way back in 2011) that you would just write a post. Throw in some photos and press publish. And…

  • On turning forty at Barry Island
    Blog

    On turning forty

    As loudly or as quietly as it happens turning forty is something we’d hate to think doesn’t happen to us. And in typing that, there is the reality. My thoughts on…

  • The Story Beast: Myths, Monsters and Mayhem
    Theatre

    The Story Beast: Myths, Monsters and Mayhem

    The Story Beast: Myths, Monsters and Mayhem is a children’s show focused on bringing laughter. Using a mix of mystery and mayhem the performance is high energy and well paced. Featuring…

  • Wilde Creatures
    Theatre

    Wilde Creatures at the Edinburgh Fringe

    As favourites from the Edinburgh Fringe go, Tall Stories’ Wilde Creatures would have to be one of my mine. I will never tire of musical instruments and song being interwoven into some great…