Monthly Archives: August 2011

So It’s Been…

…a bit of a rough week and I have been too busy down the rabbit hole of personal unfortunate-ness to do anything with the blog. Promise to be back on track when I get back to Toronto later in the … Continue reading

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“Immortal Sins” – Torchwood: Miracle Day

A review of Torchwood’s flashback-heavy seventh episode. A welcome chance to get to know Jack, with some 20s New York thrown in for good measure. Continue reading

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100-Word Fringe: “Tonight Sandy Grierson Will Lecture, Dance And Box” at Assembly George Square

An entirely unexpected and pleasurable – if faulty – trip through history, Sandy Grierson takes a look at his great-grandfather Arthur Craven. He was a pauper, a prince, a poet, a prize fighter, and any number of people and personalities … Continue reading

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100-Word Fringe: “Belt Up’s Outland” at C Soco

It could have gone so wrong. Cramped seating, actors playing children playing caricatures, and the often ill-advised translation of the works of Lewis Carroll. And yet. Belt Up have struck gold before, but Outland is surely their best to date … Continue reading

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100-Word Fringe(ish): “Betwixt!” at Trafalgar Studios, London

London-based Betwixt! has so many elements in common with your average Fringe show – a young cast, self-referential story-telling, and a budgetary scope that relies on the (very effective) power of imagination. Benedict Salter’s Bailey is a struggling writer who … Continue reading

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100-Word Fringe: “Hot Tub With Kurt And Kristen” at Assembly George Square

Kristen Schall you may know – her off-beat squeaky tones and quirky looks have graced Flight Of The Conchords, The Daily Show and the South Park writer’s room. Kurt Braunohler you may not. But both are very, very funny – … Continue reading

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100-Word Fringe: “Rock The Ballet” at Assembly Hall

I’ve had ups and downs with physical theatre, but that tricky relationship has always been more favourable than my one with dance. Dance that doesn’t tell a story has always seemed hollow to me, so I probably am not tailor-made … Continue reading

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