Blogs dated December 2012

Too much coffee

December 21, 2012

Too much coffee, butterflies in my tummy and lots of slightly awkward hellos and introductions.

by Bethan Walker  |  2 comments  |  Read this entry


December 20, 2012

A flock of geese. Flying in a V. You know why they do that? The aerodynamics of flight mean that the one up front beating the air creates a drag and the goose behind rides that slip stream thereby using about half the effort.

by Youssef Kerkour  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

Understudying Boris

December 19, 2012

So the Boris Godunov understudy run happened and I'm alive to tell the tale. We had two days to fit it all in to place on stage. The backstage area was like a warzone...

by Youssef Kerkour  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

The King is dead

December 19, 2012

The weight of this sad time we must obey. The King Lear company finally made it to Stratford for a week that was both a homecoming and a farewell.

by Ben Deery  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

'She's peaked'

December 7, 2012

There's a silence in the crisp cool air today. My usual walk to work along the Avon is almost unrecognizable. That flowing water; the source of so much inspiration and comfort for us actors has given too much.

by Youssef Kerkour  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

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