Day 136 – Macbeth at The Globe

Every British child studies Shakespeare at school. Whether it's one of his plays, or a whole bunch, nearly all of us in the UK have a passing knowledge of at least one Shakespeare play. I vividly remember studying Romeo and Juliet, The Taming of the Shrew, and A Midsummer Night's Dream at school, but the… Continue reading Day 136 – Macbeth at The Globe

Day 132 – Ballet

That's right, I've been back at my favourite theatre again! After watching a play and a musical in the best seats in town, I decided to return to the acclaimed theatre and watch ballet for the first time. The Royal Opera House in London has been adding recordings of some of their opera and ballet… Continue reading Day 132 – Ballet

Day 109 – The Phantom of the Opera

That's right, I'm back at the theatre with the comfiest seats in town. Andrew Lloyd Webber is sharing one of his musicals every Friday to YouTube, available for the weekend only – this week it was The Phantom of the Opera. The love of musicals has always been strong in our family – my mum… Continue reading Day 109 – The Phantom of the Opera

Day 97 – Theatre at home

Nothing will beat going to the theatre and seeing a live performance, but the National Theatre's live recordings are a close substitute. The National Theatre in London have been live-streaming a variety of productions to cinemas for years now – I remember going to see Danny Boyle's Frankenstein production in 2012. It's a fantastic way… Continue reading Day 97 – Theatre at home