Back to the theatre...
November 11, 2012
I am one of those who finds it hard to put a hold on the research and get on with the writing.... Read more>>
For love of the Beggar's Opera...
October 23, 2012
A long time ago, when I pitched my first book – a biography of the actress Fanny Kemble – I was told firmly that “performing arts don’t sell”. The fact that I have never accepted this advice no doubt explains a lot, but I have always been enchanted by theatre, actors and the charm of performance. (Purely as an observer, that is. I have absolutely no talent as an actress.)... Read more>>