So the observant (and faithful!) of you will have noticed that I have been absent from this blog for the last 2 months. I won’t make excuses, but this has been due to a massive bout of upheaval and hopefully the last move I’m going to have to make for a long time.
Now that I’ve come out the other side, and into a very sexy face lift for this tired old blog, I took some inspiration from Carrie Bradshaw and it all ‘got me to thinking’ – is change destructive or just a necessary part of life?
Set just 15 minutes away from Oval Tube Station lies Camberwell’s best kept secret – The Blue Elephant Theatre. Established in 1999 by writer and director Antonio Ribeiro, it was originally known as a showcase for foreign political theatre, but with the arrival of Jasmine Cullingford as the new Theatre and Programme Manager in 2006, the theatre’s remit became much wider. Now in 2009 it boasts an eclectic and vibrant programme which encompasses a myriad of performance art forms, from dance to surreal cabaret and re-imaginings of classic texts.
Further to my post on the Blue Elephant last week, I was fortunate enough to interview Jasmine Cullingford who runs the space and will be posting this interview over the next couple of days…please watch this space.
But now reviews and views on a bizarrely brilliant Swedish cabaret and a sparkling outdoor Much Ado….