Tag Archives: Penny Walshe

The Girl on The Train

The Girl on the train

If you took a holiday in 2015, it’s very likely that your poolside reading included Paula Hawkins’ best-selling thriller. Main character Rachel Watson takes the train into London every day – looking out of the window at the affluent street she lived on before her divorce and wondering about the lives of a young couple she sees on a balcony

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The Messiah at The Other Palace

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With promotional material for The Messiah boldly announcing “three towering talents” playing a cast of thousands in “the funniest and most magical Nativity you will ever see”, the bar for my expectations was set very high. Patrick Barlow’s play, has evolved over the 35 years since its first incarnation – it has been a hit at the Edinburgh Fringe, been

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Anne Steele, Welcome to the Circus

Anne Steele

Anne Steele, Welcome to the Circus at The Crazy Coqs The Crazy Coqs is a wonderful venue. With a deliciously decadent feel, this hidden gem hosts an eclectic line-up of talent, attracting big names as well as newcomers to a fabulously intimate basement bar. With cabaret tables well-spaced around the relatively small stage area, audience members can feel that they

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