Look What Happened: ‘Ad-Lib: Spontaneous Genius’ & Jerry Sadowitz

 Ad-Lib – Spontaneous Genius (Terry Pratchett & John Lloyd) Due to a grumpy friend of mine who shall remain unnamed (Gary), who lamented his sorrows at length about not being able to attend this show, I discovered this hosted conversation with guests Terry Pratchett (his PA Rob Wilkins in toe) and John Lloyd. In the … More Look What Happened: ‘Ad-Lib: Spontaneous Genius’ & Jerry Sadowitz

Look What Happened: Craig Campbell & Alexei Sayle

Part TWO of three. Craig Campbell Two Fridays ago I finally succeeded in getting tickets to see the hairy Canadian. Eighteen years after his debut at he Fringe, I find myself in the (horrendously revamped) Assembly Rooms (no, really; any memory you may hold of the dingy but friendly interior is vanquished. And clumsily managed. … More Look What Happened: Craig Campbell & Alexei Sayle

‘Fully Committed’ & ‘The Suicidal Tendencies of Sheep and a Dog Called the Hoff’

Sam Lloyd: Fully Committed This has to have been one of the best impulse decisions I have made in a long time, and it may even be my Fringe first. The hour and a half flew by in Becky Mode‘s rollicking one-man play, exploring a day in the life of Sam Peliczowski, a working actor … More ‘Fully Committed’ & ‘The Suicidal Tendencies of Sheep and a Dog Called the Hoff’

‘An Actor’s Lament’ & ‘The Gypsybird Speaks’ Showrun 8/26

An Actor’s Lament Mum: “That was an interesting piece”. Me: “Painfully close”. Mum: “Relatable?” Me: “Yup”. As someone who began in performance, and has latterly turned to writing, there was so much substance to Berkoff’s piece that it is incredibly difficult to put into words. Actors, writers, directors, critics – every group receives a grilling … More ‘An Actor’s Lament’ & ‘The Gypsybird Speaks’ Showrun 8/26