Monthly Archives: November 2015


Pomona.  Part story, part emotional response. It’s like lifting a stone and looking at the underbelly of the world without really understanding what is happening, just drawn to watching everything that is going on in that microcosm.  As writer Alistair McDowell says ‘it’s all going down in Pomona’.  As the programme explains, ‘the play is a… Continue Reading →

November theatre

Pomona runs at the Royal Exchange until 21 November.  This surreal thriller promises something very different.  Read my interview with writer Alistair McDowell here. At HOME, the Oresteia continues until 14 November.  This new version of the classic Greek play tries to combine ancient and modern themes and styles with mixed success. Also at HOME,… Continue Reading →