Review: A Judgement in Stone.

Awkward, apparently unassuming and seemingly timid, Eunice Parchman enters the home of the Coverdale family in the role as their housekeeper. However Eunice has a secret, a secret she’s managed to keep for years, a secret that when discovered, sets off a chain of events that ultimately leads to a Valentine’s Day bloodbath. Continue reading “Review: A Judgement in Stone.”

FAUST by Gounod – Swansea City Opera – 10th Anniversary tour!

FAUST by Gounod – Swansea City Opera – 10th Anniversary tour! At the Buxton Opera House.

One of the ladies must-see productions……

The Concept: Sung in English, this dark Gothic tale follows the fortunes of Faust, who weary of life, is contemplating suicide when he encounters Mephistopheles (the Devil).  Faust agrees to exchange his soul for eternal youth and the fulfilment of his hedonistic wishes. The resulting journey balances romance and temptation; and is widely regarded as a magical and tuneful masterpiece, based on Goethe’s dramatic poem Faust, one of the great works of European Literature. Continue reading “FAUST by Gounod – Swansea City Opera – 10th Anniversary tour!”

Review, The Ghost Train, a Comedy thriller by Arnold Ridley

The Ghost Train, by Arnold Ridley Directed by Patric Kearns and designed by Geoff Gilder, a Talking Scarlet production.

THE CONCEPT: Two newlyweds, an estranged couple, a self-indulgent young dandy and an elderly spinster with a parrot are stranded in the waiting room of an isolated railway station on a dark and stormy night. The group of travellers react with varying degrees of credulity to the station master’s warning of death to anyone who sets eyes on the ghostly train that haunts the line.

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