Browsing All posts tagged under »theatre«

Completely out of order.

January 15, 2012


That’s definitely how I feel. Why? Because I not only have great attractions, restaurants and scenery on my doorstep, but I also have great theatre and I seem to overlook that. Poor show, given my claim to be a ‘very part time actress’. I travel to London, I love the West End shows and experiences, […]

Christmas is murder!

December 12, 2011


I’ve had five ‘murders’ to do before Christmas.  I’ve done three and I’ve got two left.  It’s fun, but it’s hard work, and it’s the ‘audience’ who can really make a difference. This is a very short blog to say thanks to those punters who really get into the spirit.  I am sure they will never read this blog, […]

I’m scared of the dark. So let’s go to a cave.

November 17, 2011


It doesn’t make any difference how old you are, if you’re scared of the dark there’s nothing you can do about it.  With this in mind, picking Romeo and Juliet performed in Kents Cavern was perhaps not my brightest idea, but I was going with my great friend the Elephant, so I knew she would […]

Just call me Amanda. Or Catherine. Or Mabel.

November 16, 2011


I love it. When else can I walk into a room and announce ‘Good evening, I’m Catherine Pilkington Smythe and I’m looking for a man’?  When else can I storm into the middle of a cocktail party chanting some slogan or other? When else can I spurn offers of marriage in front of a room […]