Monthly Archives: February 2016


Ode to Janis Joplin

This month saw the UK general release of Janis, Little Girl Blue, a film about the late, great Janis Joplin whose untimely  over 45 years ago  at the tender age of 27 was a big loss to the world in my humble opinion. Looking forward to seeing the film which by all accounts is fantastic. In the meantime opted to see the brilliant production, Janis, Full Tilt at the Theatre […]


Two weekends of great…

… theatre… One of the bit pluses of living in the big smoke. Theatres coming out of your ears and great productions abound. Last weekend it was Richmond’s fabulous little Orange Tree Theatre for The Rolling Stone, a Chris Urch play about Uganda’s anti gay laws. This weekend it was August Wilson’s absolutely fantastic Ma Rainey’s Bottom at the National. Totally concur with The Guardian review. I can’t think of many […]