The latest news and events from Lyme’s premier arts venue – the Marine Theatre – written by theatre manager Sophia Moseley. To view more comment and opinion pieces, visit our Blogs section.
ISN’T it nice when you receive an unexpected gift? This month one of our marvellous volunteers who had read my column online whilst staying in Cornwall, presented me with a mug with a mugshot of the man himself. So I now enjoy my mid-morning cuppa sipping out of the top of Poldarks’ hat. […]
DID you watch Poldark? Both theatre director Gabby and I love the swashbuckling bare-chested 18th century swagger but John in marketing took a dim view of our fanciful banter and suggested it was getting a bit sexist in the office. We ignored his protestations. […]
WHEN I was told by a performer I was showing to his dressing room that I looked like the teacher from the musical hit ‘School of Rock’, despite what he said, never having watched this cult programme, I wasn’t sure whether or not to take it as a compliment. […]
WHO remembers the summer of 1976? Hose pipe bans, water rationing and heath fires. I was a little girl living in Nottingham at the time and had great fun catching the water that drained out of the washing machine to water my mother’s flowerbeds. […]
APRIL showers bring forth May flowers but ne’er cast a clout till May be out; in other words be prepared for all weathers, to be frozen when you walk to work and sweating buckets when it’s time to head home. The British weather, one of the most important topics of conversation and always keeping us on our toes. […]
BEWARE the Ides of March… Julius Caesar was warned to be on his guard during this normally spring-like month and whilst he was stabbed in the back by his good friend Brute, I wonder if that famous leader had to deal with the Beast of the East, Storm Emma and the Mini Beast. […]
I’M convinced there is some kind of time machine at the Marine Theatre because it seems no sooner have I arrived at about 8am, than I am saying ‘good afternoon’ to everyone as midday suddenly rolls around. […]