That Is All You Need To Know

'That Is All You Need To Know' programme
That Is All You Need To Know programme

In October 2014, I went to Jacksons Lane in Highgate to see That Is All You Need To Know, an original play developed by the cast and creative team of Idle Motion, an exciting young theatre company, whose profile should only get bigger on the strength of this piece. Continue reading “That Is All You Need To Know”

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That Is All You Need To Know

Assassins

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Assassins programme

2015 started with Assassins at the Menier Chocolate Factory – one of my favourite theatres due to its scale and how close the audience gets to the action on stage. ‘Assassins’ hit the target, providing spine-chilling, mouth-agape moments, almost eyeball to eyeball with the murderous cast. Continue reading “Assassins”

Assassins

Wolf Hall

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Wolf Hall programme

Tapping into the current craze for all things Tudor, I’ll kick off with some memories of seeing the RSC’s Wolf Hall at the Aldwych Theatre in September 2014. My anticipation about seeing this production was as large as one of Henry VIII’s codpieces and I’m happy to say, I was not unsatisfied (unlike most of Henry’s wives…) Continue reading “Wolf Hall”

Wolf Hall

Act One, Scene One…

The Globe Theatre
The Globe Theatre

About the Throwback Theatre blog: I’m using this blog to capture memories of my theatre trips over the years. I’ll go back in time, hence “Throwback Theatre”, describing past productions and I’ll also write about the new productions I am lucky enough to see.

I’m not a critic or involved with theatre in any professional way, so this blog is simply a way of recording my enthusiasm and appreciation of all things theatrical. If anyone else reads it, I hope they enjoy it too!

About gemmaw700 (me): I live in Watford with my husband (who also likes theatre trips fortunately) and two cats (who are less keen on theatre trips, to be honest), and the fab Watford Palace Theatre almost on the doorstep. I work in London which gives me easy access to more great theatre and I love venturing further afield when I can…

Act One, Scene One…