Tag: theatre

January 20, 2013 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / Acting, Life, London Town / 9 Comments

That time I was in SPAMALOT!

TweetStarring as ‘Sir Not Appearing’ [click to embiggen] This past week, thanks to a rather awesome Christmas present from the girlfriend, I was given the chance to appear in a cameo role in the current West End run of Monty Python’s SPAMALOT! AND. IT. WAS. AWESOME. Looking back on it now, a good four days […]

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February 10, 2012 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / 5things / 2 Comments

5 things on Friday #6

TweetFive [and a bit] things of general awesomeness from last week. Singin’ in the Rain. On a whim, I managed to get a couple of stalls tickets to this recently opened West End musical…. and I was not disappointed. Beautiful, fun and very, very wet – Singin’ in the Rain was definitely┬áthe highlight of the […]

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February 3, 2012 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / 5things / No Comments

5 things on Friday #5

TweetThis week I’m cheating again. Things written on Monday and then backdated to Friday. Shrug. Sue me. 5 things of note from this past week – Travelling Light @ The National Theatre. Admittedly my tickets were freebies from a friend but still, it’s still definitely worth seeing. So what if the accents are ropey at […]

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April 6, 2010 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / 1000heads, Working / 5 Comments

1000heads: Talking about Jerusalem

TweetThis is London’s Apollo Theatre, currently showing The Royal Court Theatre’s production of ‘Jerusalem’. This ‘comic and contemporary vision of rural life‘ has been the subject of many a rave review with such headline grabbing one liners such as: ‘UNARGUABLY ONE OF THE BEST DRAMAS OF THE 21ST CENTURY’ – The Guardian ‘AN INSTANT MODERN […]

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October 15, 2009 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / London Town / 3 Comments

Bloody Poetry

TweetThis isn’t a rant about how much I despise prose and rhyme in all its forms, no, no. Of poetry, I am a fan. Something else I am a fan of is bloody good theatre and bloody good theatre is something that I saw last night. Bloody Poetry – a play written by Howard Brenton […]

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February 7, 2007 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / Acting / No Comments

The Office Party

Tweet02:36 -áThe Office Party Current mood: bouncy Hey folks – see below for details about my next production! :o) PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE come and see it! It’s really quite good and I know for a fact that a few of the characters in this play are probably working in your office […]

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December 4, 2006 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / Acting / No Comments

Mystery Plays – The Nativity

TweetLadies & Gentlemen – I know – my blogging skills have been somewhat lacking of late – but I’ve been acting dah-ling! On that note… Short notice I know but… Next week I am appearing in another play (no more now ’til next year – promise!) THE NATIVITY, by Tony Harrison At: The cornerHOUSE: Wed […]

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