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Runawaykiwi goes to a play and learns about a man named Henry

Y’all know I like to book things on YPlan. I was sitting at my desk at work, head buried in a spreadsheet, when I felt an itching desire to be hit in the head with something cultural. So to YPlan I turned and booked a play called the Six Wives of Henry VIII for the following […]

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I think I missed the book where Harry Potter was a cripple

The last in the series of ‘seeing famous people in real life’ plays was seeing Daniel Radcliffe in The Cripple of Inishmaan. It was challenging from the offset – the entire play is set on a remote Irish island and has the thick Irish accents to match. I’m normally quite good with accents, but this […]

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The Taming of the Shrew & runawaykiwi falling in love

  Due to a slight technical issue I am actually writing this post on Sunday. Which means that I can predict the future and tell you all about the play I am going to see tonight and the actor I fell in love with. Confused? Me to. I was lucky enough to be given tickets […]

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The best play I have ever seen

As part of my ‘buy cheap tickets to go and see famous people’ campaign, I was lucky enough to see Peter and Alice staring Judi Dench. It was the best play I have ever seen. The play traced the lives of Peter Llewelyn Davies (aka Peter Pan) and Alice Hargreaves (aka Alice in Wonderland), and how these famous […]

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Our Boys

Top tip: if you are living in London and want to see more theatre, go to www.lastminute.com and get one of their £10 tickets. Yes you will be sitting just below the ceiling, but a show from above is better than no show at all. With one of these tickets I went off to see […]

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