Some of the articles I’ve written on freelance shifts at The Independent:
As they like it: Shakespeare conquers New York
November 10, 2013
First it made the move from the South Bank’s Globe Theatre to the Apollo in the West End. Now the sellout Shakespeare production is taking the biggest step of all – across the Atlantic to Broadway.
The Globe’s hugely successful production of Twelfth Night opened on Sunday night with that most famous of first lines – “If music be the food of love, play on” – at a time when New York’s theatre scene is well and truly in love with the Bard… (read on)
Meet the Doctor: Peter Capaldi revealed as next Time Lord in Doctor Who
August 5, 2013
It is hard to know what expletives spin doctor Malcolm Tucker would throw at the 1,000-year-old Doctor Who.
But Peter Capaldi, best known for playing the sweary communications chief in The Thick of It, was last night unveiled as the twelfth incarnation of the intergalactic time traveller… (read on)
Hundreds of protesters walked the length of a controversial planned road route through the Sussex countryside yesterday on a national rally against the Government’s £18bn road-building plans… (read on)