>Saturday showtime

>Saturday morning: I polished up the rough first draft of the radio play. P will read it today (Sunday) and report back on mystifying bits, typos and sections of complete and utter b*ll*x later. We will fall out, but only temporarily. I already know of a couple of major changes that are needed, so I hope to launch (ha ha ha!) into a second draft ASAP.

Saturday afternoon: a visit from friend and playwright Deborah Catesby. Great to see her and catch up on news from Up North. She was off to see the new Nicholas Wright play, which I should also catch (the Birmingham play is set in a news programme).

Saturday evening: up West with P to see a preview of John Gabriel Borkman at The Donmar. I don’t do reviews, but we enjoyed it very much. There are some telling resonances with contemporary themes. There are some nice lighter moments as well – Foldal’s definition of friendship for one. Ibsen’s adapter David Eldridge writes about engaging with Ibsen in his blog here.

About lancewoodman

Playwright, heritage interpreter and teacher. Living in the Midlands, UK

Posted on February 18, 2007, in radio, theatre. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: