Theatre

The Flyte Report: Review

The Flyte Report: Review

Cinderella: Bespoke Theatre The Maltings Theatre & Cinema 30 December 2013 “We are genuinely passionate about what we do and want to create good pantomime. More and more producers and theatres are opting for cheaper productions with overpaid celebrities who, in our opinion, are not worth the money and are certainly not as accomplished as trained […]

The Flyte Report: Review

The Flyte Report: Review

The Phantom of The Opera, Maltings Youth Theatre The Maltings Theatre & Cinema 27th November 2013 Hands up — this isn’t really a review. There’s not a lot I can write this late in the day to heap further praise on The Maltings Youth Theatre’s production of The Phantom of the Opera, the Andrew Lloyd Webber […]

Big, Bigger, Biggest

Big, Bigger, Biggest

So we’ve put the article about the royal foetus laying claim to Berwick to one side, reckoning we have seven more months in which our word seeds can gestate as they bob about in the warm fluid of our mind-womb. Because a new arrival is imminent – even as we speak the head is engaged, poised to […]

Opening Night Productions – Calendar Girls

Opening Night Productions – Calendar Girls

We had no plans to review Opening Night Productions’ presentation of Calendar Girls last night at The Maltings Theatre. We went along because we were determined not to miss out again, having been unable to attend the Duns Players’ performance of the Tim Firth play back in September – a production which by all accounts quite stole […]

The End Crowneth the Work

The End Crowneth the Work

“I know I have the body but of a weak and feeble woman; but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England, too.” Whatever your view of women in charge, you have to hand it to Good Queen Bess – she walked a great feminist walk. Forget the […]