Archive for: April, 2011

Uncategorized April 27, 2011

ARTHUR PRINCE REVISITED

Almost exactly one year on from the original version, I re-filmed my first Graveyard Ditty (and indeed my first short film) on location in Hampstead Cemetery. The new footage was captured in one long take just a few weeks ago on a glorious spring afternoon – not by webcam this time but by video camera

Uncategorized April 23, 2011

THE IMMORTAL MEMORY

On this, the Bard’s birthday, I append an excerpt from the Shakespeare chapter of my book, Slim Chances: We can’t revisit Whitehall to sit with King James at The Tempest, nor, despite Sam Wanamaker’s crusade, revisit the Globe. However, at one rainy matinée of Henry V in 1997, from high in Wanamaker’s reproduction of Shakespeare’s

Uncategorized April 20, 2011

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN ARTIST

I awoke to the weather forecast, 25 degrees Celsius was being promised for central London, that’s 77 degrees Fahrenheit! Did a bit of study on my part in Coco (one of this season’s Lost Musicals at Sadler’s Wells) under a sunshade in the garden, then, after a light lunch, carrying six signed copies of my book, each