As a fervent supporter of local arts and business I regularly review theatre productions, travel hotspots and cultural events including festivals and days out.
It has been great to get back to the theatre again following multiple UK lockdowns. Over the past few months I have reviewed a traditional Dick Whittington panto, a deliciously wicked drag Sleeping Beauty and the mesmerising Rambert dance production of Aisha and Abhaya.
I returned to the theatre following the second lockdown for this beguiling and bemusing show by Ralph Fiennes. Here is my equally baffling review for the Chronicle & Echo.
I reviewed this dialogue-free production of The Strange Tale of Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel for the Northamptonshire Telegraph. Read the full review here.
I reviewed bittersweet comedy The Last of the Pelicans Daughters for the Chronicle & Echo. Read my full review here.
I reviewed the Made in Northampton production of Alone in Berlin at the Royal & Derngate theatre. Read my full review in the Chronicle & Echo here.
I reviewed Arthur Miller's classic modern play A View from the Bridge during its run at the Royal and Derngate. Read the full review here.
I reviewed Rifco theatre production Mushy: Lyrically Speaking for the Northampton Chronicle & Echo. Read my full review here.
I returned to Shambala festival for the third consecutive year - this time without kids - to review it for the Northamptonshire Telegraph. Here's my verdict.
I reviewed yet another children's book adaptation for the Northampton Chronicle & Echo and questioned whether it is time to stop turning picture books into stage productions. Read the full review here.
This remarkable production of Ibsen's Ghosts was one of the best things I have seen at the theatre in years. Read my full review here.
I hated the book, liked the film and enjoyed the stage production. Here is my full review of The Girl on the Train.
It was inspiring to see the work of dance company Ballet Black at the Royal & Derngate theatre in Northampton. Read my full review here.