Brisbane bound

17th August 2016

In just over a fortnight I jet off to Brisbane for a week to take up the Lloyd Davis Memorial Fellowship at the University of Queensland. I’m honoured by the invitation and very much looking forward to visiting a city more

Live cinema – live!

27th May 2016

To King's College London today for The Live Cinema Conference 2016. This intriguing event intends to explore the full range of live cinema today including 'the production, delivery and attendance of outdoor screenings, drive-ins, sing-a-longs, sensory augmentations, fully immersive more

Stage to screen, the story continues

28th July 2014

Discussions about adapting stage plays for the screen, whether broadcast live or recorded 'as live', have moved on apace over the past couple of months. There have also been a number of further cinema broadcasts, including a successful presentation by more

‘Show me thy thought’ #ntOthello

27th September 2013

To Clapham Picturehouse last night for the NT Live broadcast of Othello with Adrian Lester and Rory Kinnear. Excepting only the sound bleed from the bar next door through much of the second half, this was a triumph. An exceptional more

Penny-plain People

22nd March 2013

I have written before about NT Live - the National Theatre's immensely successful live to cinema broadcasts - including about their showings of HamletFrankenstein and Phedre, as well as general pieces here and more