Unblocking the blog

6th April 2016

So just what seems to be the problem? We have a shiny new web site which, while far from perfect, is a big step on from what was here before. While we were working on how to structure the new site more

Waiting for Webster

4th August 2014

Tomorrow, at the final preview before Wednesday's press night, I get to see a production that I have been looking forward to for simply ages. Maria Aberg is directing John Webster's The White Devil in the Royal Shakespeare Company's Swan more

RSC Live from…, ’71 style

29th July 2014

Today I went, by appointment, to what they call a carrel in Rare Books and Manuscripts at The British Library. My carrel was a little room with a glass wall, rather fierce air-conditioning and some headphones. An immensely 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