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November 2014

Culture, London, Theatre, Theatre, West-End

White Christmas at The Dominion

GUYS I FUCKING LOVE CHRISTMAS! I don’t even care that it’s still November, the pumpkins have been gouged and the sparklers have all fizzled out which means it’s definitely legit okay to get excited about the most wonderful time of the year. There’s so many wonderful things about it- mince pies, tinsel, carols, mulled wine, the fact it’s okay to drink at any time of day because “Wellllllllll go on it’s Christmas!” (*does a shot of Baileys in my  ...

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Culture, Events, London, Music, Music, North

Snarky Puppy at The Roundhouse

All other bands can quit now, because Snarky Puppy definitely win the all time prize for best band name ever. SNARKY PUPPY! If you haven’t heard of these dudes, you need to stop what you’re doing immediately and check them out. Here’s a starter: GOOD RIGHT?! So, they’re ¬†collective of tip-top musicians, the majority of whom graduated form the University of North Texas and they travel the world delivering their brand of jazz fusion all under the leadership of bassist  ...

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Acting

my 10 golden rules for audition panels

Phil Willmott published a brilliant article in The Stage this week giving actors advice, tips and insight from what it’s like on his side of the audition process. It’s a great article, full of genuinely handy information, things that may clear the fog a little bit for the unsuspecting performer standing in front of a stern-lipped panel. I was inspired by this article (and my pals at Simon and Howe) to give an opinion from the actor’s¬†side of the table. We’re aware  ...

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Attractions, Comedy, Culture, London, South, Theatre, Theatre

La Soiree at The Spiegeltent

Well here’s a cheeky little treat! Last week I toddled down to the Spiegeltent, located in the middle of the Southbank Centre’s Winter Festival. I’m SO glad this outdoor space has been kept open into the winter, it’s one of my favourite spots during the Summer when the Underbelly is there. However, this time it looks very different. It’s been transformed into a maze of little wooden huts, selling all manner of festive fare, from mulled wine to some excellent  ...

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