Temps Forts Theatre

Continuing with the theatre theme of the last blog:  last week we visited a very interesting exhibition of theatre costumes in a local gallery. They belong to Temps Forts, a small theatre company of two or three performers and a couple of technicians. Inspired by Indonesian theatre, they spent some of the year there, then…

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Remembrance of things past.

As a seasonal theme, that of Hallowe’en and the Day of the Dead, the BBC broadcast a programme called Ghost Stories from Theatreland, narrated by the actor Jack Shepherd. He started by telling us about a ghost in the Palace Theatre Westcliff (Southend), my ears pricked up, for this was the first theatre I worked…