The Last Days of Troy. Also, LILY COLE IN PERSON.

The Globe Theatre is currently playing Simon Armitage’s very well written and easy to follow “The Last Days of Troy.” It is set in and around the Trojan War as noted in Homer’s Illiad; in which Paris of Troy has taken Helen from her husband, the king of Sparta, and war is waged to return her […]

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Welcome to England – Bring Your Own Sun (how to visit London)

How to Visit London by A Former Tourist who Still Gets WAY too Excited about Where She Lives. Getting here: We have 5 airports “in” London; Luton, Stansted, Gatwick, Heathrow, and London City. Luton, Stansted and Gatwick often have the cheapest flights but they are NOT that near to London! They will have a (40minute) […]

O Brave New World- Review of The Tempest at The Globe

Last Sunday I had the pleasure of seeing Jeremy Herrin’s adaptation of The Tempest of London’s Globe Theatre. I previously had seen both Tim Carroll’s and Lenka Udovivki’s versions of the Tempest, both excellent productions, so approached the show thinking it would be hard for Herrin to top the previous versions. The truth is, he […]