Alice Roberts has been back on our screens with a third series of the above. This time, she visited (Mediaeval) Lincoln, (Restoration) London, (Naval) Portsmouth, (Elizabethan) Plymouth, (Steam Age) Glasgow, (Georgian) Edinburgh and (Industrial Revolution) Manchester, albeit not in chronological order like the two previous series. There was a focus on Nicola de la Haye… Continue reading Even more “Britain’s Most Historic Towns”
Modern Tudor propaganda….?
Has a ‘Tudor’ job been done on Prince Charles before he even gets to the throne? Judging by what I’ve read of this play, it seems maybe so. http://www.broadwayworld.com/memphis/article/BWW-Review-King-Charles-III-Rules-at-Playhouse-20161006#
At last, a good Richard and bad Henry….
And now for something completely different! A sympathetic Richard and caricatured Henry. Suddenly today’s heavy rain is of no consequence. There’s sunshine out there after all. http://www.ayoungertheatre.com/review-good-king-richard-the-drayton-arms/ And here’s another good review of the play ‘that sets the record straight’ as far as Richard is concerned: https://www.londontheatre1.com/news/132595/good-king-richard-at-the-drayton-arms-theatre/
Interview with Ian Dixon Potter
From the Golden Age Theatre Company’s Facebook page. Nick Randell interviews playwright Ian Dixon Potter about ‘Good King Richard’ prior to the first performance in December 2015: https://soundcloud.com/…/sns-online-bitesized-series-3-good… The play now transfers to The Drayton Arms Theatre in South Kensington starting next Tuesday. Performances are Tuesdays to Saturdays at 8pm. Saturday matinees at 3pm. The… Continue reading Interview with Ian Dixon Potter