Last weekend I made my first trip to Chichester Festival Theatre; a venue I've wanted to visit for a while! My excuse, finally, was to review A Monster Calls for Broadway World UK, which I had heard good things about and had volunteered to watch.
Talking is a hugely important part of normalising discussions surrounding mental health, breaking down barriers and making change possible. But there is so much more to be done.
Yes, they're back. After a couple of months off, I'm kicking off this year's batch of Monthly Muses posts, and there's a fair bit to catch up on!
Adapted and directed by Liam Gifford, assisted by Rosie Peters, and produced by Holly Mitchell, this version of Twelfth Night is NST Youth Theatre's latest production; and while the script is all Shakespeare's, this is well and truly a modern-day rom-com.
Love isn't all fanfares and flowers, or fantasies and fancy dates.
Since ringing in the New Year with Pornstar Martinis and city-centre fireworks, I've been thinking about what I want to set as my goals and intentions for 2020.
Southampton's Mayflower Theatre asked me to go on a 24-hour solo adventure to preview the world stage premiere of Band of Gold at Nottingham's Theatre Royal before it arrives in our city in February.
Allow me to indulge myself, and focus on the good when there is so much bad about.
It's time for my first theatre review of 2020, and I'm kicking off the new decade by heading Down Under with the dazzling cult hit Priscilla, Queen of the Desert at Southampton's Mayflower Theatre.
This is a list of the shows that have really stuck with me right to the end of the year; the ones that still pop into my head when I think of 2019's highlights; the ones I would urge you to see if you get the opportunity in 2020.