Review: Nutcracker, Coliseum, London

One of the best-loved ballets, Nutcracker returns to London’s Coliseum and is a real festive treat from start to finish. Wayne Eagling’s lavish production for the English National Ballet, which premiered in 2010, is set on Christmas Eve. A young Clara is enjoying her parents’ Christmas party, where she is gifted a Nutcracker doll by... Continue Reading →

Top 10 London Theatre of 2018

2018 has been a bumper year for London theatre, with a number of productions taking the capital by storm. Though unfortunately I didn’t get round to seeing everything I wanted to (I still regret not catching the Young Vic’s Twelfth Night and Misty at the Trafalgar Studios) and my experience of regional theatre was limited... Continue Reading →


November, aka NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month. It’s a month where budding writers sign up online and commit to writing – or at least trying to write – 50,000 words of their novels. That’s 1,667 words a day. Easy right? Well… This year was the first time I’d signed up to the challenge. This... Continue Reading →

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