A radio announcer has told the court in the trial of DJ Dave Lee Travis that she was in a “panic” after he allegedly grabbed her breasts when she was speaking live on air.
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Thursday 27 January 2011
Aurélien Bory's Sans Objet is a work for two acrobats and a 1970s industrial robot. The human performers, Olivier Alenda and Olivier Boyer, are taut and disciplined, but that robot is the star of the show. It has amazing range and delicacy of movement: flowing and twisting, picking up and setting things down, pulling the floor from under its human partners' feet.
Tuesday 18 January 2011
After a marathon all-night debate in the House of Lords on proposals for a referendum on changing the Westminster voting system and cutting the number of MPs, peers discussed the matter for just 80 minutes when business resumed today.
Saturday 08 January 2011
The Glasgow Pavilion theatre's annual pantomime has been found to be in violation of the Geneva Convention.
Thursday 06 January 2011
Princess Beauty sleeps for a 100 years before the Prince she's met in the forest wakes her with a kiss. No jumped-up modern reading is going to sully that story at Richmond, where traditional pantomime is a staple of the season every year: a packed matinée of middle-class moppets and mothers is a perfect cultural indicator, even during a recession.
Wednesday 22 December 2010
George Osborne is under fire after appearing to call an openly gay Labour MP a "pantomime dame" in parliament.
Monday 20 December 2010
Monday 20 December 2010
Thursday 16 December 2010
Leaving the gallery, we all thought Ed Miliband did well enough in the last PMQs before Christmas. The seasonal exchanges finished with a cheery "And you!" from the PM (Ed had just called him a @#xx!), and there'd been that singalong with Labour chanting "Broken! Broken!" as Ed read out his list of Tory promises.
Sunday 14 November 2010
Friday 05 November 2010
A few concerns have been raised about plans for closer co-operation between the British and French armies. There have been quacks of alarm from traditionalists and little Englanders, fearful that the essential character of our soldiery will be compromised by contact with French brothers-in-arms. "British Army Under French Orders", read one front-page headline over a piece which mentioned Agincourt, Crécy, Trafalgar, Waterloo. "In World War II we were supposed to be standing side by side with the French," one old soldier was reported as saying. "Then look what happened."
Monday 13 September 2010
Friday 03 September 2010
The story of a top clown beset by melancholia written by a former stand-up comedian who has "twice sought help for depression" might sound a singularly resistible volume, but you turn the pages entranced by a dazzling yarn.
Friday 26 February 2010
Sunday 31 January 2010
Wednesday 20 January 2010
Amy Winehouse today admitted assaulting a theatre manager during an incident at a pantomime.
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