Morecambe

‘Morecambe’ @ York Theatre Royal Review

[Originally posted on On:Yorkshire Magazine: http://www.on-magazine.co.uk/arts/yorkshire-theatre/morecambe-review-york-royal/] With countless re-runs of their classic Christmas show, documentaries about their lives, two plays and a fictional film about them, I am sure that we all feel that we really know Morecambe and Wise. The return of Morecambe to the stage since its first nationwide tour in 2011 is testament to the love that the British public still has for … Continue reading ‘Morecambe’ @ York Theatre Royal Review

Birdsong at Cast, Doncaster

‘Birdsong’ Review

[Originally posted on On:Yorkshire Magazine: http://www.on-magazine.co.uk/arts/yorkshire-theatre/birdsong-review-cast-doncaster/] Having once focused on World War One literature for my university dissertation, I was well-acquainted with the story portrayed in Sebastian Faulks’ novel Birdsong and thought I knew what to expect from the theatre adaptation. I was wrong. I was not prepared to be so completely immersed in the story and find myself transported to the middle of the trenches, … Continue reading ‘Birdsong’ Review