Issue 158: 2018 06 14: Monogamy

14 June 2018 Monogamy (a play by Torben Betts) The Park Theatre reviewed by Adam McCormack Star Rating: **** Caroline Mortimer is a woman that apparently has it all.  A celebrity TV chef (the nation’s second favorite domestic goddess), married with 3 children (including a son who has just graduated with a first from Oxford),… Continue reading Issue 158: 2018 06 14: Monogamy

Issue 149: 2018 04 12: The Mikado

Philip Lee as Ko Ko

12 April 2018 The Mikado at The King’s Head, Islington. Reviewed by John Watson ***** The Mikado is always fun, but the current production at the Kings Head Theatre, Islington, absolutely sparkles.  Gilbert and Sullivan works well in a small theatre, the replacement of an orchestra by a piano being more than compensated for by… Continue reading Issue 149: 2018 04 12: The Mikado

Issue 146: 2018 03 22: Charmed Lives In Greece

Hotel by the Sea 1946 John Craxton 1922-2009 Purchased 1957

22 March 2018 Charmed Lives In Greece Ghika, Craxton and Leigh Fermor The British Museum, 8 March – 15 July. Reviewed by William Morton This compact exhibition celebrates the friendship of the painters, Niko Ghika (1906-1994) and John Craxton (1922-2009), and the writer, Patrick Leigh Fermor (1915-2011).  Ghika was Greek and the other two lived… Continue reading Issue 146: 2018 03 22: Charmed Lives In Greece

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