Advice for theatre makers on getting reviews

{Note: this blog was originally posted over at Prodigal Geordie]. It’s been just over a year since I moved back to Newcastle, and the theatre scene has delighted me. I spend most weeks bobbing on some triangular trajectory between Northern Stage, Live and Alphabetti, and I’ve seen shows in locations that range from a castle […]

Use the nice notebook first – the case for everyday luxuries

It’s my birthday this week, and so I have been delightfully inundated with gifts. (This year has been especially bountiful, since my lovely friends have also sent housewarming gifts, or bought me things which combine both. You guys!) Among these have been a fair amount of champagne, which is always welcome, and the usual magnificent […]