Category Archives: Theatre

Two Plays, and Eight Paragraphs About Them

Christopher Hitchens once said that he came from a family of people who were “Tories but with nothing to be Tory about”. This seems to be a fair description of the family that is the main subject of “The Winslow … Continue reading

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Fry, Laurie, Friendship, and Me

(I’m talking about things that matter a lot to me here. This is long and bound to be soppy. I apologise for the boredom in advance if you carry on. Like most men, though, I make no apologies for the excessive length.) I … Continue reading

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The New Season

I haven’t written anything here for a while. I should like to blame this absence on some painful internal tumult which was caused by a combination of wine, women, and song. Other than a lot of time spent thinking about Robin Thicke’s summer … Continue reading

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