bloody HELL brennan

Monthly Archives:

March 2014

East, Eats and Drinks, Events, Lifestyle, London, Restaurants and bars

Get your GROUPER on!

Without wanting to be guilty of stating the bleedin’ obvious, it does often strike me as absolutely insane at how much the internet has infiltrated and changed our lives in the last decade or so. We now use the internet in every part of our lives; to shop, to chat, for entertainment and to access more information than one could possibly hope to consume in one lifetime. In addition more of us than ever now use the internet for in the quest for romantic fulfillment (for more information  ...

Continue Reading

Culture, Dance, London, Theatre, Theatre, West-End

Dance Delight: Sleeping Beauty at the Royal Opera House

What does one do with an unexpected day off? Mooch about town? Grab a coffee somewhere? Watch an entire series of Gossip Girl in a day? WELL luckily for me when that rare and evasive mistress named ‘Day Off’ called my name on Wednesday, I managed to blag a cheeky freebie to attend the schools matinĂ©e of ‘Sleeping Beauty’ at the Royal Opera House. I’d never been to the ROH before, and now I have been I am aching to go back. It’s a theatre at its most  ...

Continue Reading

Culture, London, Theatre, Theatre, West-End

Theatre Thought: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at the Savoy Theatre

Earlier this week I was lucky enough to catch the hottest new show to arrive in the glittering West End, ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels‘. Having done some out of town tryouts in Manchester and er, Aylesbury, the Scoundrels have now landed in the Savoy Theatre, tucked away underneath the Strand. Based on the cult comedy classic of the same name, starring Michael Caine and Steve Martin, it’s an absolute romp all stationed in the French Riviera. Expect flirty french maids, the  ...

Continue Reading

Culture, Theatre, Travel

Year Out Drama Company- A very special thing indeed

Last week I had the utter privilege to jaunt up to that hallowed theatrical haven, lovely old Stratford-Upon-Avon to work with the Year Out Drama Company. I spent a year here in 2005-2006 in that odd inbetweeny stage, too cool for school and too bewildered for the actual world. I knew I wanted to do SOMETHING DRAMA BASED but was totally lost and unsure what that was. I lacked also the wanderlust streak that so many of my friends had- the thought of bedding down in some scorpion-infested  ...

Continue Reading