Truly talented ladies

It’s always a joy to discover new talent, even if that talent was actually discovered by everyone else a long time ago. With the ladies of Bench Theatre‘s recent production of Ladies’ Day, I felt just that. Robin Hall, Beth Evans, Jessi Wilson and Sarah Parnell gave fantastic performances as the four fish-packers from Hull….

The art of reviewing

Last week I had the pleasure of seeing a spot of theatre for free and getting to write about it for the local paper. Still a relative newbie when it comes to reviewing, and acutely aware of the importance of those words from an actor’s point of view, I felt as nervous as if I…