Mercury Fur and Tender Napalm – Philip Ridley

February 21, 2014

I’m really excited to be discovering Philip Ridley.  So far I’ve read two plays by him: Mercury Fur, from 2005, which was produced by Paines Plough and Drum Theatre Plymouth; and Tender Napalm from 2011, which was produced by Supporting Wall at Southwark Playhouse. These are both brutal, uncompromising plays,…

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My first day at the Royal Opera House

October 1, 2013

Today was my first day at school The Royal Opera House.  A lot of it was spent getting lost around the rabbit-warren corridors and the five coloured ‘cores’ in the building.  The whole day was INSPIRING, way more than I expected….

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