You don’t know what you’ve got…

31st October 2012

... till it's gone. Today, Wednesday 31 October, is the last day of the first six months of The Space. Fortunately, this Arts Council England/BBC collaboration has been such a success that the project is continuing (see more

I want you to tell me a story

12th August 2012

To the London Olympics and the York Mystery Plays on the same evening, although both only virtually. I spent Saturday night somewhere between 2012 and the medieval world, as I watched athletics and diving on the BBC and Pilot Theatre's more

Time and The Space

31st July 2012

Time, most definitely, to return to The Space, the Arts Council England/BBC digital 'pop-up' that, in its present form at least, will be with us for only another three months. Indeed, this is exactly the half-way point for more

The Space: 21 days later

21st May 2012

Time for another update on the pop-up arts offering The Space (go here and here for earlier bulletins). This is the Arts Council England initiative with the BBC which I gather is likely - after more

Second thoughts on The Space

8th May 2012

I know it's early days and there is still the best part of six months to go, and there is a ton of great stuff to come, and cool new features are on the way including personalisation, and that I more

The week’s links 6-12/5 [Updated]

7th May 2012

Working intensively on our BBC film of the RSC's Julius Caesar over the past few weeks, I've missed out on a lot of reading and viewing - not to mention blog recommendations. Today's column of links (to which as usual I'll more

‘How many ages hence…’ [day 9]

2nd May 2012

'... Shall this our lofty scene be acted over In states unborn and accents yet unknown?' There is a slate-grey sky over the Edgware Road this morning. But at least it's not raining. Inside the location the sparks have hung out to more

On first looking into The Space

1st May 2012

Day 8 of the Julius Caesar shoot, and we continue to film the assassination scene. On set it's still really cold and outside it's raining hard once again. What more do you need to know (apart from what's for lunch)? more

Close, but no cigar

7th March 2012

I blogged a fortnight back about how Points, our proposal for Arts Council England/BBC initiative The Space, lost out in the final funding round. Today I had a kind of post-rejection counselling session with a solicitous man more