The 49

I read about The 49, the new play by Gary Thomas,  and was immediately intrigued, a play in honour of the 49 victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting could be great or horrendous, depending on how the topic is handled, so I had to see for myself.  The play is very pared down, with just one large sofa…

The Twentieth Century Way

The Jermyn Street Theatre is one of those London locations that’s well known and well hidden. It’s a small theatre on Jermyn Street, just one small room with a few rows of seats. I heard about The Twentieth Century Way from an acquaintance and had to check it out myself. It’s a play about gay…

Stranger Eats

For a friend’s birthday, we ended up in the Old Queens Head in Islington. The pub is quite quirky, with rustic and homey elements like antlers and wood paneling, interspersed with interesting and even macabre items like random skulls (they couldn’t tell me whether they were real or not) and taxidermy animals in fancy dress. It’s definitely…