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.…

‘Wunderkammer’, 60 Minutes of Feeling Unfit

Another impulse decision. I had heard next to nothing about this piece. But as I have been looking into Aerial Silks classes of late, and having a developing interest in the circus arts for the majority of my latter teens until present, this seemed like a good idea. Talk about understatement. If semi-naked, muscular and…

‘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…