Tagged with Eastern Angles

Memories of RAGNAROK 

This video popped into my Facebook feed the other day bringing back fond memories of a very special Eastern Angles show which thrillingly brought the Norse myths to life. ​https://vimeo.com/175504241 Ragnarok was written by Charles Way, directed by Hal Chambers and designed by Samuel Wyer.   a thrilling triumph of theatricality with a breathtaking finale, where the … Continue reading

The buzz on St Finnigans

The buzz on St Finnigans

What can I say – both the critics and social media have been falling over them selves to lavish praise on Eastern Angles latest The Mystery of St Finningans Elbow. One things for sure – it’s no ordinary school (if you are a twitter follower for the insiders view make sure you follow @lydiabumole). We’ve … Continue reading

The Veneration of St Finnigan

The Veneration of St Finnigan

As today is the feast day of St Virgil the Geometer it must mean the feast day of St Finnegan and his infamous elbow must be edging ever closer. Like St Finnegan, Virgil was an Irish monk who became famous for teaching that the earth is a sphere. Unlike St Finnegan, Virgil only has only … Continue reading

New beginnings – and a move from East to West

New beginnings – and a move from East to West

I am thrilled to have been invited to become the new Chief Executive and Artistic Director of Unity Theatre.  For those of you who know me you’ll understand when I talk about this being a dream opportunity for me.  Independent theatre, supporting new/ home grown talent and venues rooted in a strong sense of community have … Continue reading

The Ragnarok reviews are coming in…

The Ragnarok reviews are coming in…

The reviews for Eastern Angles Ragnarok are starting to come in. Michael Gray’s Theatre Blog calls the show ‘a thrilling triumph of theatricality with a breathtaking finale, where the future is foretold’. Libby Purves on her review site agrees…. ‘it rolls along to a spectacular final doom with flame and shocks’ Exeunt Magazine’s Jack Ford … Continue reading

The buzz on RAGNAROK

The buzz on RAGNAROK

Here is just a sample of the social media feedback on Eastern Angles most recent show RAGNAROK, which finished its short run at the The Hush House, Bentwaters on 28th September. You can read the reviews of the show here. On Eastern Angles facebook site Luke Stokes said: It’s an incredible show Nick Lingard added … Continue reading

A twitter review on Ragnarok

A twitter review on Ragnarok

Our official media reviews of Eastern Angles Ragnarok are due in next week, but ahead of this the BBC’s Jon Wright posted a twitter review of Ragnarok, you can read it in full below:- So quick twitter review of @easternangles #Ragnorok: there's a trailer here to set the scene http://t.co/AJjt5hxct5 — Jon Wright (@JournoJon) September … Continue reading

Ragnarok – the previews

Ragnarok – the previews

There has been a flurry of press interest in Eastern Angles next show, RAGNAROK, which starts previewing on Thursday 11 September (details here). Ragnarok featured in The Guardian Guide’s theatre pick of the weeks this weekend. (6 September) and the show also featured in The Guardians Top Tickets for the week (see here). Ragnarok details … Continue reading

Ragnarok and Eastern Angles – whats the connection?

Ragnarok and Eastern Angles – whats the connection?

As opening night of Ragnarok moves ever closer it seems an obvious moment to reflect on just why Eastern Angles are doing a show about the Norse, or Northern, Gods.  Here’s our artistic director Ivan… Or – for another take – here’s John O’Farrell, in his rather irreverant, utterly impartial history of Britain. It was … Continue reading