Blogs dated July 2013

Making the Mad World madder

July 22, 2013

There's a great story concerning the recording of David Bowie's 1979 album Lodger. In order to create a loose, garage band-like sound for the song Boy's Keep Swinging, Bowie and Brian Eno had the backing band all swap instruments with each other; thus, the stomping drum intro that your hear at the start of the track is actually being played by legendary session guitarist Carlos Alomar.

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Stephen Boxer

July 22, 2013

We begin by talking about Titus Andronicus, a stylish production arousing a lot of interest in Stratford at the moment and one Stephen, playing Titus, has found particularly stimulating.

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David Rubin

July 18, 2013

David is currently appearing in Titus Andronicus and A Mad World My Masters at The Swan.

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Katy Stephens

July 2, 2013

Katy's first encounter with Shakespeare, As You Like It for GCSE 'didn't mean anything' to her, although she would later play Rosalind in Michael Boyd's 2009 production.

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