The Passion of the Playboy Riots, by Neil Weatherall

The Passion of the Playboy Riots, by Neil Weatherall Review by Rick Alancroft   The play’s title is drawn from, The Playboy of the Western World by fellow Abbey director, J.M. Synge which in 1904 caused riots in the audience. The Passion of the Playboy Riots, is play that takes us on a whistle stop…

EMI laid bare in all its hubris and glory

  For decades record companies used people’s desire for a tune as licence to print money were facing catastrophe. In April the IFPI – the global body of the recording industry –released its latest annual Global Music Report. For the consecutive year, revenues were up to total of $19.1bn from a low of $14.3bn in…

Irish Play : Her Ladyship

REVIEW OF HER LADYSHIP BY JOHN DUNNE – The Irish Club Camden 25-27 February and special showing at 2pm on 16th March for The Pensioners’ Club 2018 – same venue – free show with lunch beforehand – all contributions welcome. Life on the edge – but not as most of us know it. Her Ladyship…